the quality of being frugal, or prudent in saving; the lack of wastefulness: Many people who have lived through periods of economic deprivation develop lifelong habits of frugality and are almost never tempted by wasteful consumption.
Also, frugalness [froo-guhl-nis] .

nonfrugality, noun
overfrugality, noun
unfrugality, noun
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1530s, from Fr. frugalité, from L. frugalitatem, from frugalis (see frugal).
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