penurious

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Related to penuriousness: perpetually, miserliness
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played everything close to the vest, not wanting to take too many chances, fiscally conservative to the point of penuriousness, racially conservative to the point of passing on black players who could have improved the team.
The recent crisis at 'The Jersey Journal' is yet another reminder of the penuriousness that threatens the industry from within
She was determined to nurture her son's rather impressive interests and talents, and to obtain the best institutional care for him, but because of the family's penuriousness he ended up a ward of the state.
Alas, it speaks rather softly for Op-Ed page contributors, who, the Times observed with a certain cocky penuriousness, have settled for "an inflation-proof $150" per article for a decade now.