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Definition of "sparseness" [sparse•ness]

  • The state or quality of being sparse. (noun)
  • The result or product of being sparse. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "sparseness" in a sentence
  • "Ever since Böll, I miss reading such wry sparseness in a novel."
  • "It was about five years ago, but the book really stuck in my mind: the brutal murder of a young soldier; the sparseness of the prose; the violent, vivid heat."
  • "The more color-saturated imagery is more pretty than gritty, the violence more spectacular, the sparseness of the original dialogue exaggerated beyond dry into stiff."