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sparse

sparse

 
pronunciation:
spars
part of speech: adjective
inflections: sparser, sparsest
definition: thinly scattered; not thick or dense; scanty.
His hair is getting sparse now.The area has a sparse population of predators.The event drew only a sparse crowd.
synonyms:
skimpy, thin
antonyms:
abundant, opulent, thick
similar words:
diffuse, few and far between, infrequent, intermittent, lean, meager, scanty, spare
derivations: sparsely (adv.), sparseness (n.), sparsity (n.)