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infertile

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of infertile

  1. 1 not able to produce fruit or offspring <an infertile cow is of limited use to a farmer> Synonyms barren, fruitless, impotent, sterile, unfruitfulRelated Words altered, desexed, neutered, sterilized; castrated, emasculated, gelded; spayed; unproductiveNear Antonyms fecund, luxuriant, productive, prolific; enriched, fertilized, rich; impregnated, pregnant; potent; bearing, producing, yielding; blooming, bursting, flourishing, swarming, teemingAntonyms fat, fertile, fruitful

  2. 2 producing inferior or only a small amount of vegetation <only parched, infertile fields remained after months of drought> Synonyms bony (also boney), dead, desolate, hardscrabble, impoverished, barren, poor, stark, unfertile, unproductive, wasteRelated Words bleak, inhospitable, lifeless; uncultivable, untillable; bankrupted, consumed, debilitated, depleted, diminished, drained, dried-up, enfeebled, exhausted, expended, lessened, reduced, spent, used up; arid, desert, droughty, dry, rainless, sere (also sear), thirsty, waterless; baked, dehydrated, parched, sunbakedNear Antonyms arable, tillable; green, sylvan, verdantAntonyms fertile, fruitful, lush, luxuriant, productive, rich




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