SPARSE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SPARSE
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 a.  occurring, growing, or settled at widely spaced intervals; not thick or dense
Classic Sentence:
1  The thick deep-gold lashes that set off the gray eyes of John Wilkes and Ashley were sparse and colorless in the faces of Honey and her sister India.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VI
2  Across the track was a pasture of dwarf clover and sparse lawn cut by earthy cow-paths; beyond its placid narrow green, the rough immensity of new stubble, jagged with wheat-stacks like huge pineapples.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIX
3  The moor is very sparsely inhabited, and those who live near each other are thrown very much together.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 2. The Curse of the Baskervilles
4  The fact is that I could not believe it 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 Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In I. The Adventure of Silver Blaze
5  Thereafter driving through broad streets sparsely lighted with lanterns, he arrived at the Governor's residence to find it illuminated as for a ball.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: CHAPTER I
Example Sentence:
1  The information available on the subject is sparse.
2  Many slopes are rock fields with sparse vegetation.
3  No matter how carefully Albert combed his hair to make it look as full as possible, it still looked sparse.
4  On the mainland, this south-eastern shore is sparsely populated.
5  Relative to the size,the city is sparsely populated.