AskDefine | Define sparsely

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sparsely adv : in a sparse manner; "sparsely inhabited"

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  1. In a scattered or sparse manner; scantily; widely apart; thinly.


Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

at infrequent intervals, at large, diffusely, dispersedly, everywhere, exiguously, hardly, hardly ever, here and there, in all quarters, in places, in spots, infrequently, meagerly, not often, passim, piddlingly, rarely, scantily, scarcely, scarcely ever, scrimpily, seldom, skimpily, sparingly, sparsim, sporadically, spottily, stingily, thin, throughout, uncommonly, unfrequently, unoften, very seldom, wherever you look
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