penurious(redirected from penuriousness)
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Related to penuriousness: perpetually, miserliness
penuriousadjective chary, cheap, churlish, close, close-fisted, close-handed, frugal, greedy, grudging, impoverished, in distress, in need, in want, indigent, mean, mercenary, miserly, needy, niggard, niggardly, parsimonious, penniless, petty, poverty-stricken, saving, selfish, shabby, sordid, sparing, stingy, tenax, unwilling to pay, venal
See also: frugal, illiberal, impecunious, parsimonious, poor, provident