The definition of sparse is a thinly spread or meager amount or supply.adjective
An example of sparse is when a vast forest has only a few little trees scattered about.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
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adjective spars·er, spars·est
Origin: Latin sparsus, past participle of spargere, to scatter.
- sparseˈly adverb
- sparseˈness, sparˈsi·ty noun