Parsimonious vs Grudging - What's the difference?

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Parsimonious is a related term of grudging.


As adjectives the difference between parsimonious and grudging

is that parsimonious is exhibiting parsimony; sparing in expenditure of money; frugal to excess; penurious; niggardly; stingy while grudging is unwilling or with reluctance.

As a verb grudging is

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As a noun grudging is

the state of bearing a grudge.

parsimonious

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Exhibiting parsimony; sparing in expenditure of money; frugal to excess; penurious; niggardly; stingy.
  • Using a minimal number of assumptions, steps, or conjectures.
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  • * Kiplinger's Personal Finance , January 2002
  • The first three college-savings plans stand out for their parsimonious expenses...
    Statistical methods offer the ability to enforce parsimonious selection of the most influential potential predictors of each gene's state.

    Synonyms

    * See also

    grudging

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Unwilling or with reluctance.
  • her grudging acceptance that her rival deserved the award

    Derived terms

    * grudgingly

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The state of bearing a grudge.
  • * 1806 , Matthew Henry, An Exposition of All the Books of the Old and New Testaments
  • Fretfulness and discontent expose us to the just judgment of God; and we bring more calamities upon ourselves, by our murmuring, distrustful, envious groans and grudgings against one another, than we are aware of

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