Origin of barren
SYNONYMS FOR barren
Examples from the Web for barren
First, though, he has to be shocked into recognizing the barren waste of his spiritual life – by spirits.
Without it in the atmosphere, the Earth would be a barren, frozen wasteland.
Ibrahim Hijazi walked me through his barren house, emptied ahead of the demolition.In Jerusalem Home Demolitions, the Biblical Justice of Revenge|Creede Newton|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Shibirghan, the capital of Jowzjan province, is a remote and barren place, even by Afghan standards.The Warlord Who Defines Afghanistan: An Excerpt From Bruce Riedel’s ’What We Won’|Bruce Riedel|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In an ugly, barren press conference, they demanded a new election.McDaniel Supporters Allege Fundraising Violations by NRSC|Ben Jacobs|July 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He had been more affected than he would confess by that welcome out on the barren.East Angels|Constance Fenimore Woolson
The meetings of Miss Anthony and her co-workers were but poorly attended and all but barren of results.Labor and Freedom|Eugene V. Debs
Surely the country was not so crowded with people as to demand the utilization of so barren a region.Canyons of the Colorado|J. W. Powell
It is about ten miles long, and six broad, and is as a general thing, a barren waste.Torrey's Narrative|William Torrey
The whole country is stony and barren, and millet is the only kind of grain that it produces.