Exhibiting parsimony; sparing in expenditure of money; frugal to excess; penurious; niggardly; stingy. (adjective)
Using a minimal number of assumptions, steps, or conjectures. (adjective)
Examples of word parsimonious
No less impressive was Nintendo's remarkable ability to extend the format's life by offering conservative -- one might even say "parsimonious" -- upgrades.
At no point in their history had the Dreevers been what one might call a parsimonious family.
He could hardly be called parsimonious, but, like most men who have successfully fought their own way through life, he was rather fond of authority, and little disposed to divest himself of his wealth until he should have no further occasion for it.
They write that the most "parsimonious" explanation of the results rests on "a few fundamental factors."
The Globe and Mail describes the new federal budget as "parsimonious," but the Liberals won't vote against it: