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  1. sparse

    Synonyms:
    scattered, sprinkled, few, scanty, thin, meagre, innumerous

    Antonyms:
    dense, multitudinous, numerous, frequented, thick, crowded, populous

Princeton's WordNet3.6 / 8 votes

  1. sparse, thinadjective

    not dense

    "a thin beard"; "trees were sparse"

    Synonyms:
    slender, slight, tenuous, fragile, lean, thin, flimsy

    Antonyms:
    concentrated

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  1. sparseadjective

    Synonyms:
    scattered, spread here and there, not dense

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words1.0 / 1 vote

  1. sparseadjective

    Synonyms:
    scattered, thin, innumerous, meager

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How to use sparse in a sentence?

  1. Timothy Gibson:

    Previously, the oldest widely accepted fossilized green algae was about 800 million years old, this work confirms what many have expected based on the existing, though sparse fossil record, which is that green algae likely existed about a billion years ago.

  2. Forest Service:

    The tactical management decision is not to insert fire crews due to safety concerns, however, this is not an unresponsive approach, smoke might be visible to Pacific Crest Trail hikers but the.25 acre fire is surrounded by granite rocks, a small lake and sparse fuels.

  3. Sanjay Gupta:

    It was sparse, desolate, and for most requirements we would have to go to New Delhi, it was a distance away from everything that we needed.

  4. Ramtha:

    If I could take all your words away and give you but a sparse few, they would be: 'I now know, I am absolute, I am complete, I am God, I am.' If there were no other words but these, you would no longer be limited to this plane.

  5. The Drought Monitor:

    Short-term moderate and severe drought continued to expand, especially in the New York City area, New Jersey, and New England, where rainfall was sparse and temperatures were a few degrees above normal.


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