Origin of barren
SYNONYMS FOR barren
Examples from the Web for barrenness
This may be identical with that known as Κύλλον Πήρα, said to be a remedy for barrenness in women.
Now it is sand and barrenness, and there are no birds and no snakes; only me.The Story of Mary MacLane|Mary MacLane
As one recalls this club, it presents one of the best evidences of the barrenness of the working-girl's life in New York.The Leaven in a Great City|Lillian William Betts
"Yes, indeed; I don't think I ever saw a piece of yours without being struck by your barrenness," was the retort.Books and Authors|Anonymous
Light and darkness, storm or sunshine, barrenness or wealth, come alike from him.The Gospel of the Pentateuch|Charles Kingsley