Noun(1) an uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation
Adjective(1) providing no shelter or sustenance(2) not bearing offspring(3) completely wanting or lacking
(1) The ground is frozen, the trees barren and the wind raw, and our thoughts have turned to cycling.(2) Teams and drivers sometimes go through a barren spell and, when success fails to come your way, it can lead you to doubt.(3) Moore's next task is to end a three-month barren spell dating back to his last goal, against Stoke City in September's 2-2 Turf Moor draw.(4) Samren moved his eyes from the barren fox to his son, Caspar.(5) She stretched as much as she was able and the sun embraced her completely, as much as it was able, diffused by the ugly architecture and the barren trees.(6) He wanted it to bust out the front of his face, eat his whole body, rend him limb from limb and toss the severed remains of his body to the four winds of that bleak and barren place.(7) Cherry and pear trees laden with fruit can become barren overnight when jackdaws decide to strike.(8) If one or two caribou were taken, the group would share the harvest together and then travel even farther into the barren lands.(9) For several moments, the group could only gape at the fierce, stark beauty of the arid desert landscape, the awesome power and majesty of the barren land.(10) After a safe distance from the city I put the car on cruise control; the roads were barren and lifeless.(11) Very poignant - especially with families and tiny children cycling up the barren street├ö├ç┬¬(12) The morning sun appeared above the Afghan village, the rays of golden light reaching out across the bleak and barren landscape.(13) Time often blurs memories but I can't recall many times when Rush endured a barren spell.(14) I hope I dissolve in it, consumed by the richness of all that could have been in this barren land marked by the distant and deep scars of many a past harsh summer├ö├ç┬¬(15) The place was barren and bleak, and as far as she could see it was devoid of any inhabitants.(16) Peeking through a few barren trees and sitting atop a well-manicured lawn sat Keaton's parent's house.
(1) barren land :: dorre land
1. unproductive ::
2. infertile ::
3. pointless ::
4. devoid ::
5. bleak ::
6. waste ::
1. fertile ::
2. lush ::
3. luxuriant ::
4. productive ::
5. rich ::
Different Formsbarren, barrener, barrenest, barrenness, barrens
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