frugality definition

  • noun:
    • The quality of becoming frugal; wise economy; thrift.
    • A sparing use; sparingness.
    • the standard of becoming economical; sensible economy; that cautious handling of such a thing valuable which expends absolutely nothing unnecessarily, and applies understanding regularly a profitable purpose; thrift; --- against extravagance.
    • A sparing usage; sparingness.
    • the grade of becoming frugal; prudent economic climate; good husbandry or housewifery.
    • A prudent and sparing usage or appropriation of any such thing.
    • Synonyms Thrift, etc. See economic climate.
    • prudence while we are avoiding waste

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