barrenness

Definitions of barrenness
  1. noun
    the quality of yielding nothing of value
    synonyms: aridity, fruitlessness
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    Antonyms:
    fecundity, fruitfulness
    the quality of something that causes or assists healthy growth
    types:
    poorness
    less than adequate
    unproductiveness
    the quality of lacking the power to produce
    type of:
    quality
    an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
  2. noun
    the state (usually of a woman) of having no children or being unable to have children
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    type of:
    infertility, sterility
    the state of being unable to produce offspring; in a woman it is an inability to conceive; in a man it is an inability to impregnate
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