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See definition of sparsity on Dictionary.com
  • as inpaucity
  • as inscarcity
  • as indearth

synonyms for sparsity

  • dearth
  • insufficiency
  • smallness
  • absence
  • deficiency
  • famine
  • fewness
  • meagerness
  • paltriness
  • poverty
  • rarity
  • scantiness
  • scarceness
  • shortage
  • slenderness
  • slightness
  • sparseness
  • insufficience
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antonyms for sparsity

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  • sufficiency
  • abundance
  • enough
  • plenty
  • affluence
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How to use sparsity in a sentence

To maximize the value of sparse funding for expensive projects, planners never build the same instrument twice.
THE ARECIBO OBSERVATORY COLLAPSED THIS WEEK. WHAT NOW?CHARLIE WOODDECEMBER 4, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Some branches saw an abundance of species form, while others remained sparse.
NEW FISH DATA REVEAL HOW EVOLUTIONARY BURSTS CREATE SPECIESELENA RENKENDECEMBER 1, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Earth’s gravity still has a little pull here, but just enough to keep most of the sparse air molecules from drifting away.
EXPLAINER: OUR ATMOSPHERE — LAYER BY LAYERBETH GEIGERDECEMBER 1, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
That’s what I’ve been thinking recently, and especially during our eerily sparse Thanksgiving celebrations.
WHAT CHANGES AFTER COVID-19? I’M BETTING ON EVERYTHING.MEGAN MCARDLENOVEMBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
In comparison, Su notes, details about the farside have been sparse.
ROVER FINDS ‘LAYER CAKE’ BELOW GROUND ON MOON’S FARSIDELISA GROSSMANMARCH 25, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
One of the prime difficulties is in the sparsity and uneven distribution of the cow population.
RAILROADS: RATES AND REGULATIONSWILLIAM Z. RIPLEY
She preferred cleanly poverty and honest sparsity to luxury on credit.
LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF THE GREAT, VOL. 13ELBERT HUBBARD
What was most extraordinary was the sparsity and lowness of the trees and bushes, the fineness of the growth.
THE SEA AND THE JUNGLEH. M. TOMLINSON
The sparsity of the population, the extent of the country, and its poverty, made a royal establishment impossible.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY , VOLUME 2, NO. 14, DECEMBER 1858VARIOUS
Only vast Madagascar, continental in size, repeats the sparsity of the continent.
INFLUENCES OF GEOGRAPHIC ENVIRONMENTELLEN CHURCHILL SEMPLE
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WORDS RELATED TO SPARSITY

  • absence
  • default
  • defect
  • deficiency
  • exiguousness
  • famine
  • inadequacy
  • infrequency
  • lack
  • meagerness
  • miss
  • need
  • paucity
  • poverty
  • privation
  • rareness
  • scantiness
  • scantness
  • shortage
  • slim pickings
  • sparsity
  • uncommonness
  • want
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