Sparse and Sufficient


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Sparse adjective – Less plentiful than what is normal, necessary, or desirable.
Usage example: open land is sparse around here

Sufficient is an antonym for sparse in very few and scattered topic.
Nearby Word: sparsely
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Sufficient adjective – Of a quantity that can fulfill a need or requirement but without being abundant.
Sparse is an antonym for sufficient.
Nearby Words: sufficiency, suffice, sufficiently
Antonyms for Sufficient
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amount sparse amount sufficient amount
number sparse number sufficient number
destruction sparse destruction sufficient destruction
resources sparse resources sufficient resources
Other nouns: development, time, information, population, evidence, clues.
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