Various vs Parsimonious - What's the difference?

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As adjectives the difference between various and parsimonious

is that various is having a broad range (of different elements) while parsimonious is exhibiting parsimony; sparing in expenditure of money; frugal to excess; penurious; niggardly; stingy.

As a determiner various

is more than one (of an indeterminate set of things).

various

English

Determiner

(en determiner)
  • More than one (of an indeterminate set of things).
  • Various books have been taken.
    There are various ways to fix the problem.
    You have broken various of the rules.

    Adjective

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  • Having a broad range (of different elements).
  • The reasons are various .

    Synonyms

    * sundry * motley * manifold * medley * miscellaneous * diverse

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    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.

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