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[in-fee-kuh nd, -fek-uh nd]
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  1. not fecund; unfruitful; barren.
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Origin of infecund

1375–1425; late Middle English infecounde < Latin infēcundus. See in-3, fecund
Related formsin·fe·cun·di·ty [in-fi-kuhn-di-tee] /ˌɪn fɪˈkʌn dɪ ti/, noun
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Related Words for infecundity

infertility, impotence, barrenness, infecundity

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Historical Examples of infecundity

  • Infecundity, in-fe-kun′di-ti, n. want of fecundity or fertility: unfruitfulness.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 2 of 4: E-M)


  • It is only that, in seeking to compensate himself for his infecundity, he has fallen into the deep sea of preciosity.

    Musical Portraits

    Paul Rosenfeld

British Dictionary definitions for infecundity


  1. a less common word for infertile
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Derived Formsinfecundity (ˌɪnfɪˈkʌndɪtɪ), noun
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