Definitions for barren

Definitions for (noun) barren

Main entry: waste, wasteland, barren

Definition: an uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation

Usage: the barrens of central Africa; the trackless wastes of the desert

Definitions for (adj) barren

Main entry: free, destitute, devoid, barren, innocent

Definition: completely wanting or lacking

Usage: writing barren of insight; young recruits destitute of experience; innocent of literary merit; the sentence was devoid of meaning

Main entry: barren

Definition: not bearing offspring

Usage: a barren woman; learned early in his marriage that he was sterile

Main entry: desolate, bleak, bare, barren, stark

Definition: providing no shelter or sustenance

Usage: bare rocky hills; barren lands; the bleak treeless regions of the high Andes; the desolate surface of the moon; a stark landscape

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