Synonyms for barren
Antonyms for barren
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BARREN
They are barren, till the imagination has tenanted them with possibilities of danger and dismay.
How long should its followers lurk in the barren lands of the North?
But she did not allow herself to fall into the idleness of barren speculation.
And both were so happy, so all in all to each other, as they left that barren threshold!
Once the earth was but a ball of dead, cold rock and barren sand.
Its soil also is also barren, and in every respect like to that I have just mentioned.
Any one of the following reasons may cause it to be barren of bloom.
A whole winter was passed on the cold and barren coast of Patagonia.
For who is able to manure an whole Orchard plot, if it be barren?
But be sure you set your trees, neither in dung nor barren earth.
c.1200, from Old French baraigne, baraing "sterile, barren" (12c.), perhaps originally brahain, of obscure derivation, perhaps from a Germanic language. In England, originally used of women, of land in France. Of land in English from late 14c. As a noun, mid-13c., "a barren woman;" later of land.