Definition of Barren in English :
Define Barren in English
Barren meaning in English
Meaning of Barren in English
Pronunciation of Barren in English
Barren pronunciation in English
Pronounce Barren in Englishsee synonyms of barren
an uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation
Example Sentences:'the barrens of central Africa''the trackless wastes of the desert'
providing no shelter or sustenance
Example Sentences:'bare rocky hills''barren lands''the bleak treeless regions of the high Andes''the desolate surface of the moon''a stark landscape'
not bearing offspring
Example Sentences:'a barren woman''learned early in his marriage that he was sterile'
completely wanting or lacking
Example Sentences:'writing barren of insight''young recruits destitute of experience''innocent of literary merit''the sentence was devoid of meaning'
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