Stinginess vs Liberality - What's the difference?

stinginess | liberality |


As nouns the difference between stinginess and liberality

is that stinginess is a lack of generosity while liberality is the property of being liberal; generosity; charity.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

stinginess

English

Noun

(-)
  • A lack of generosity.
  • Synonyms

    * parsimony * niggardliness * see also greed, avarice

    liberality

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • The property of being liberal; generosity; charity.
  • That liberality is but cast away / Which makes us borrow what we can not pay. — Denham.
  • A gift; a gratuity.
  • A prudent man is not impoverished by his liberalities .