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Synonyms for sparseness

the property of being scanty or scattered

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However, this sparseness is also one of the few flaws of this book.
The physical examination findings of the 7-year-old patient appearing younger than his age were atypical facial features: long palpebral fissures, long eyelashes, arched eyebrows with sparseness of the lateral third, broad nasal root, and anteverted ears.
2 shows the accuracy variation with different sparseness coefficient s (s is setting from 0.
1 was appalled with the sparseness of the monument and its location, kind of shunted aside from the others on the National Mall.
The duo's harmonies are a delight to listen to, but their relative sparseness throughout the album leaves you wishing they'd made more use of them.
The sparseness of the production on her 17th studio album highlights three things: Raitt's amazing guitar skills, her writing and her voice--which, after 66 years, is in remarkably good shape.
Sure, this may seem like a bad thing to some, but the dearth of commuter cars and general apathy and sparseness of the VBPD means you can enjoy driving like an idiot in relative peace.
The score's expertly crafted minimal elements, including Shaw's unforced, limpid singing, matched the sparseness of the poetry.
Some of it is justified, and certainly understandable due to the location and sparseness of supporters within the John Smith's Stadium.
Though the delicate sparseness of "Courage to Change" might lull casual listeners into thinking Natalia Zukerman is just another folk slinger, long-time fans know that is anything but the case.
Every aspect of 'Foxcatcher' has the sensibility of sparseness," Simonsen says.
The sparseness of her upper body attire balances out the many layers of her lower half: With yellow and gray striped legwarmers, copper leggings and a raffia wrap around her waist, there is a lot going on.
Considering the sparseness of available data, the quality of its presentation and interpretation is critical to the enterprise's productivity.
With no guitarist in the band, there was a sparseness to the song, particularly on the verses, where Kelis's vocal offered the only glimpse of a melody over a pulsating rhythm pattern before exploding into life for each soaring chorus.
Their sparseness makes quiet possible, allowing sweet contentment to surface, giving us a much-needed respite from the busyness of our lives.