How to Pronounce stingy?

Correct pronunciation for the word "stingy" is [stˈɪnd͡ʒi], [stˈɪnd‍ʒi], [s_t_ˈɪ_n_dʒ_i].

"Stingy" in context

Stinginess is when someone holds onto their wealth and possessions in a very tight manner, refusing to spend or share. In some cultures, stinginess is looked upon as a negative trait as it can be seen as selfish and showing a lack of care for others. It can have a damaging effect on relationships as those who are around a stingy person may feel taken advantage of or not been given the financial help or support they need. It can also result in a person properly not being able to save money when they meant to and overspending.

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