Frugality vs Diligence - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between frugality and diligence

is that frugality is the quality of being frugal; prudent economy; thrift while diligence is conscientiousness or determination or perseverance when doing something.

frugality

Noun

(-)
  • The quality of being frugal; prudent economy; thrift.
  • A sparing use; sparingness.
  • Synonyms

    * parsimony * thriftiness

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    diligence

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • conscientiousness or determination or perseverance when doing something
  • A public stage-coach. (19th century, now used only in reference to France or other European countries including Great Britain.)
  • * 1818 , , Volume 1, Chapter V:
  • Continuing thus, I came at length opposite to the inn at which the various diligences and carriages usually stopped.
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  • , year=1879 , author= , title= , passage=Being in a civilised country of stage-coaches, I determined to sell my lady friend and be off by the diligence that afternoon.}}
  • (legal, Scotland) The process by which persons, lands, or effects are seized for debt; process for enforcing the attendance of witnesses or the production of writings.
  • Synonyms

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    Derived terms

    * due diligence

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