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Barren

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[n] an uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation; "the barrens of central Africa"; "the trackless wastes of the desert"
[adj] incapable of sustaining life; "the dead and barren Moon"
[adj] not bearing offspring; "a barren woman"; "learned early in his marriage that he was sterile"
[adj] not fertile or productive; "a barren tree"; "soil too infertile to sustain real pasture"
[adj] without offspring; "in some societies a barren woman is rejected by her tribesmen"
[adj] providing no shelter or sustenance; "bare rocky hills"; "barren lands"; "the bleak treeless regions of the high Andes"; "the desolate surface of the moon"; "a stark landscape"

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