barrenness

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

barren +‎ -ness

Noun[edit]

barrenness (usually uncountable, plural barrennesses)

  1. The property of being barren; the property of not supporting life.
    • 2020, Abi Daré, The Girl With The Louding Voice, Sceptre, page 257:
      ‘She has come with a garment of sorrow and barrenness; she will return with a garment of twins.’

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