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adjective as in barren

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Dinh offered Bjerg a spot, though the Dane was still “very much a child, very immature,” Dinh recalled of the assessment he made when he himself was 22 years old.

For elementary and middle school students, they are lower — which we would expect, given the generally lower disease rate in younger children.

Some applaud school officials’ caution and say they would like to keep their children home for the foreseeable future.

The companies that hire them, typically temp agencies, break child labor laws.

Most of the children who were restrained or secluded nationwide had disabilities.

Ah yes, the threat wielded against the deliberately childless since time immemorial: Conform or you will regret it!

The fact of the matter is that what the planet probably needs now is more people picking the childless lifestyle.

The answer keeps coming back the same: Childless couples have happier marriages, on average.

The pope may pooh-pooh the decision to remain childless, but the world needs more people who choose pets over kids.

Nor is it true that childless people are doomed, as the pope warned, to be lonely and sad in their old age.

I suppose, perhaps, it is more to me who am childless, and refrain with a certain shock from looking forwards.

But despite this, Jack had become very dear to the childless couple, and they were as blind as doating parents to his defects.

We have already a child, and Margaret was childless, and I find myself prone to insist upon that, as if it was a justification.

And now the very case is about to occur; this old man, childless at seventy, is the last of the Neuburgs.

She was a childless widow, and children puzzled as well as interested her.

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On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to childless, such as: infertile, infecund, sterile, and unfruitful.

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