Sparse vs Boring - What's the difference?

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As adjectives the difference between sparse and boring

is that sparse is having widely spaced intervals while boring is causing boredom.

As verbs the difference between sparse and boring

is that sparse is (obsolete) to scatter; to disperse while boring is .

As a noun boring is

a pit or hole which has been d.

sparse

English

Adjective

(er)
  • Having widely spaced intervals.
  • Not dense; meager.
  • Derived terms

    * sparse array * sparse index * sparse matrix

    Verb

    (spars)
  • (obsolete) To scatter; to disperse.
  • (Spenser)

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    boring

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A pit or hole which has been d.
  • * 1992 , J. Patrick Powers, Construction dewatering: new methods and applications , p. 191:
  • It is common in urban areas that a great many borings exist from prior construction work.
  • Fragments thrown up when something is bored or drilled.
  • Verb

    (head)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Causing boredom.
  • What a boring film that was!

    Synonyms

    * dull, mind-numbing (colloquial), tedious * See also

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