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sparse

 (spärs)
adj. spars·er, spars·est
Occurring, growing, or settled at widely spaced intervals; not thick or dense.

[Latin sparsus, past participle of spargere, to scatter.]

sparse′ly adv.
sparse′ness, spar′si·ty (spär′sĭ-tē) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.sparsely - in a sparse manner; "sparsely inhabited"
Translations
بصورةٍ مُتَناثِرَه
řídce
sparlega

sparsely

[ˈspɑːslɪ] ADV (= thinly) → escasamente; (= in scattered way) → en forma dispersa
sparsely populatedescasamente poblado
a sparsely furnished roomun cuarto con pocos muebles

sparsely

[ˈspɑːrsli] adv
sparsely populated → à la population clairsemée
sparsely furnished → sommairement meublé(e)

sparsely

advspärlich; wooded also, populateddünn; furnished alsodürftig; a hillside sparsely covered with treesein Hang mit spärlichem Baumwuchs

sparsely

[ˈspɑːslɪ] advpoco, scarsamente

sparse

(spaːs) adjective
thinly scattered. sparse vegetation.
ˈsparsely adverb
ˈsparseness noun
References in classic literature ?
We slipped away an hour before dawn, and by broad sun-up had made eight or ten miles, and were in the midst of a sparsely settled country.
Soon we were past the high lands and bowling beside low, sandy country, sparsely dotted with dwarf pines, and soon we were beyond that again and had turned the corner of the rocky hill that ends the island on the north.
Between these two the roadway runs in a trench, sparsely lighted at night, sparsely frequented by day, and bordered, when it was cleared the place of tombs, by dingy and ambiguous houses.
The moor is very sparsely inhabited, and those who live near each other are thrown very much together.
The fact is that I could not believe is possible that the most remarkable horse in England could long remain concealed, especially in so sparsely inhabited a place as the north of Dartmoor.
The cheaper parts of the house were sparsely occupied, but the stalls were full.
By means of a folding chair, which was still in its place behind the door, they got to the window and looked out in turn and contemplated a sparsely wooded country below, with no railways nor roads, and only occasional signs of habitation.
He stayed, however, in apparent contentment for six days, playing with a microscope and a notebook in one of the many sparsely furnished sitting-rooms, but on the evening of the seventh day, as they sat at dinner, he appeared more restless than usual.
Several miles north of the village on a little rise of ground close to the river where the jungle, halting at the base of a knoll, had left a few acres of grassy land sparsely wooded, a man and a girl were busily engaged in constructing a small boma, in the center of which a thatched hut already had been erected.
To the west the country was flat and sparsely wooded, and here it was that we saw our first game--a large red deer.
A short stretch of barren downs in the foreground only sparsely studded with an occasional gnarled oak gave an unobstructed view of broad and lovely meadow-land through which wound a sparkling tributary of the Trent.
That night they camped upon a rocky plateau which was sparsely wooded with jarrah, and here once again they were visited by the weird, nocturnal apparition that had already filled them with a nameless terror.