unfruitfulness

[ uhn-froot-fuhl ]SEE DEFINITION OF unfruitfulness

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As an offset to unfruitfulness, however, the trees are vigorous, hardy and healthy.

Another solemn thought illustrates the unfruitfulness of a godless life.

The willows,” he says, “bow themselves to every wind, out of shame for their unfruitfulness.

Making up in some degree for unfruitfulness, the trees are vigorous and more than usually hardy.

Infecundity, in-fe-kun′di-ti, n. want of fecundity or fertility: unfruitfulness.

Origen believed that demons produce famine, unfruitfulness, corruptions of the air and pestilences.

This time they were punished with unfruitfulness of the land and of their race, but soon sinned as before.

What previous reformers wanted was a clear knowledge of this truth; and hence the unfruitfulness of their labours.

Sometimes the rootstock will force to the top too much growth, which is likely to bring about unfruitfulness.

Because He wished to impress upon His disciples the terrible danger of unfruitfulness.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "barren," from un- (1) "not" + fruitful. Originally literal; figurative sense is attested from c.1400. Related: Unfruitfully; unfruitfulness.

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