Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state or quality of being sparse.
  • n. The result or product of being sparse.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality or state of being sparse.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being sparse; scattered condition; wide separation: as, sparseness of population.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the property of being scanty or scattered; lacking denseness

Etymologies

From sparse +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

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