parsimony - Dictionary definition and meaning for word parsimony
parsi-purse,,,mony-money....one who will not take money from his purse - a greedy person.....
this mnemonic requires understanding of hindi..parsi(parsii..a kind of community) mony sound like "money" now imagine a parsii man who has got lot of money but still he is frugal..he doesnt want to spend...so he is parsimonious .
sparse + money = one who takes money rarely.
parsimony: partial money - spends money very partially or scarcely
Parsi =Purse Seal,mony=money,so a purse with money but sealed,why bcuz unwilling to spend money
PASS SOME MONEY
parsimony:parse+money: parsing the money again and again means counting/looking/thinking again and again would be usually a stingy guy.
parsi oldman having money
a cynic person acts like a sink , he just want to see dirty things
imagin sm1 whose purse has been stealed,so he will take very good care in spending the small money he had