(1) If it seems that way, it is only because of the puritanism, the pious emotional parsimony , of our American era.(2) Some cynics even dared to advance the theory that parsimony on the behalf of the home management had stayed their fingers on the on-off switch.(3) There is parsimony and a restraint in what they say, which is very remarkable.(4) Until recently, the mean generally went undetected, their parsimony hidden from everyone but its recipients.(5) The parsimony of the process explains how he was able to release two albums full of his material within a year.(6) All this was true in 1997, even after the years of Conservative parsimony .(7) A parsimony of spirit haunts education policy, exacerbated by fear of the extremes.(8) In fact, impartiality is far less important in analysing data than parsimony and rigorous self discipline.(9) a great tradition of public design has been shattered by government parsimony(10) It's particularly galling that German-speakers, not noted for syllabic parsimony , have no problem with it.(11) Yet the decorations were always meager, and their gifts chosen with his usual parsimony .(12) And so to see a club like York City, once a byword for financial prudence and parsimony , to be staring over the abyss is a mortal blow.(13) Even if the display erred on the side of parsimony , the gleaming expanse of wooden flooring and the glittering space above seemed to invite one in to marvel.(14) The railways, too, were once a public utility, but were always treated with a degree of parsimony where funding was concerned.(15) They have all blamed Government parsimony and bureaucratic obstruction.(16) We have since paid a terrible price for that parsimony , as those now attending the inquests into the deaths of their loved ones at Paddington will attest.