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Is a person who doesn't spend money, petty?

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    Not necessarily.

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    how about a person who is wealthy, but refuses to spend it?

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    miser?

    http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/petty

    http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/miser?show=0&t=1317595026

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    I have to relate spending money to pettiness

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    do you think a person who is wealthy, but refusese to spend it for others, an okay example of spending money to pettiness?

    Thank you in advance :)

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    A petty rich person may spend his money on unimportant things or cut a child out of her will for little reason.

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    would not spending his money at all, still be petty behavior

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    because it is "marked by narrowness of mind, ideas, or views, lack of generosity"

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