Definitions for sparingness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

spar•ingˈspɛər ɪŋ(adj.)

  1. economical; frugal (often fol. by in or of):

    sparing in her praise.

  2. lenient or merciful.

  3. scanty; meager; limited.

Origin of sparing:

1325–75

spar′ing•ness(n.)

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  1. sparingness(Noun)

    The property of being sparing.

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