barren

All Adjective Noun Verb
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  • They also use whatever they can grow in the near-barren land.
  • He may very well have been left to die in the barren desert.
  • But his move to France marked the start of a long barren period.
  • This community is located in a barren area on the east side of a small bay.
  • In the open barrens no living creature could stand upon its feet. Cited from Nomads Of The North, by James Oliver Curwood
  • The Central Barren covered most of the upper middle part of the county.
  • There were only two or three houses and barren land and rock everywhere.
  • It shows a mother watching her children play football in a barren landscape.
  • At least twenty miles of barrens lay between, and she told herself that she could never cover such a distance. Cited from Heart of the Sunset, by Rex Beach
  • Much of the country consists of a low, barren plain, covered with sand.
  • Today, this natural region has become very barren as a result of numerous forest fires in recent years.
  • The third kind is actions which cause a woman to be barren, or the death of a child.
  • The early settlers thought that the land was barren because the base of valley was largely free of trees.
  • She helps him through a barren wilderness, takes him home and takes care of him.
  • His room there is small and very near barren.
  • The film ends with Essex taking a long walk out into the barren distance.
  • Facing the open sea, it is an almost completely barren island, and a nature reserve.
  • Generally, the British did not have much interest in the resource-barren region.
  • It has less than of rain annually and is almost completely barren.
  • As they reached the broken edge of the barrens above Chance Along she spoke for the third time. Cited from The Harbor Master, by Theodore Goodridge Roberts
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Meaning of barren

  • noun An uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation
    the barrens of central Africa, the trackless wastes of the desert