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  • as inbarren
  • as ininfertile

synonyms for unfertile

  • arid
  • desolate
  • empty
  • impoverished
  • infertile
  • parched
  • sterile
  • desert
  • dry
  • fallow
  • waste
  • depleted
  • effete
  • fruitless
  • impotent
  • infecund
  • unbearing
  • uncultivable
  • unfruitful
  • unproductive
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antonyms for unfertile

MOST RELEVANT
  • damp
  • fruitful
  • full
  • moist
  • productive
  • wet
  • cultivated
  • childbearing
  • developing
  • fecund
  • fertile
  • filled
  • growing
  • profitable
  • useful
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How to use unfertile in a sentence

It is the inclosure nearest to the cottage, and seems now to be a pasture, and a rather remarkably unfertile one.
OUR OLD HOME, VOL. 2NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE
Mrs. Jones, seeing that her attempts to be affectionate were falling upon unfertile ground, dropped his hand.
LIGHTNIN'FRANK BACON
These soils are rendered unfertile by the lack of this one all important factor of fertility.
THE FIRST BOOK OF FARMINGCHARLES L. GOODRICH
Observe, too, how he drives off the young unfertile fish which are ever lying in wait to devour the spawn.
POACHERS AND POACHINGJOHN WATSON
It is also found in great plenty in Jallonkadoo (particularly about Boori), another hilly, but by no means an unfertile, country.
TRAVELS IN THE INTERIOR OF AFRICA, VOL. 2 [OF 2]MUNGO PARK
It is the enclosure nearest to the cottage, and seems now to be a pasture, and a rather remarkably unfertile one.
OUR OLD HOMENATHANIEL HAWTHORNE
It is nothing but sand—dry, barren, unfertile sand—five hundred square miles of it, to look at it.
UNDER HANDICAPJACKSON GREGORY
The stuff which looks to be sand—barren, unfertile sand—is the richest soil in the world.
UNDER HANDICAPJACKSON GREGORY
The environs of Ronda are barren and unfertile, the olive groves bear little fruit.
THE LAND OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN; SKETCHES AND IMPRESSIONS IN ANDALUSIAWILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM
The conductor opined that these would prove unfertile candidates for McGinnis.
MCALLISTER AND HIS DOUBLEARTHUR TRAIN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO UNFERTILE

  • arid
  • depleted
  • desert
  • desolate
  • dry
  • effete
  • empty
  • fallow
  • fruitless
  • impotent
  • impoverished
  • infecund
  • infertile
  • parched
  • sterile
  • unbearing
  • uncultivable
  • unfertile
  • unfruitful
  • unproductive
  • waste
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.