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barren

see definition of barren
  • adjunable to support growth
  • adjunprofitable
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Synonyms for barren

adj unable to support growth
  • arid
  • desolate
  • empty
  • impoverished
  • infertile
  • parched
  • sterile
  • desert
  • dry
  • fallow
  • waste
  • depleted
  • effete
  • fruitless
  • impotent
  • infecund
  • unbearing
  • uncultivable
  • unfertile
  • unfruitful
  • unproductive

Antonyms for barren

  • damp
  • fruitful
  • full
  • moist
  • productive
  • wet
  • cultivated
  • developing
  • fecund
  • fertile
  • filled
  • growing
  • profitable
  • useful
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to barren

arid

adjective. dry
  • barren
  • bone-dry
  • desert
  • dry as a bone
  • dry as dust
  • dusty
  • moistureless
  • parched
  • thirsty
  • waterless

aseptic

adjective. sterile
  • barren
  • clean
  • lifeless
  • purifying
  • restrained
  • shrinking

badlands

noun. barren land

bald

adjective. having no covering

bare

adjective. without covering or content

barest

adjective. without covering or content
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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