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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Unable to produce anything.

Usage examples (35)
  • A barren woman
  • Writing barren of insight
  • A residence of some years in barren Persia contributes in no small degree to the enjoyment of a scene like this.
  • Reason was called a barren tree but faith was held to blossom like the rose. for more
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  • The doubly unfortunate "baron" (member of nobility) and baroness were "barren" (infertile) and lived in the "barrens" (bleak, poorly forested area; wasteland).
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