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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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