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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Barrenness  \Bar"ren*ness\,  n. 
  The  condition  of  being  barren;  sterility;  unproductiveness. 
 
  A  total  barrenness  of  invention.  --Dryden. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  barrenness 
  n  1:  the  state  (usually  of  a  woman)  of  having  no  children  or 
  being  unable  to  have  children 
  2:  a  condition  yielding  nothing  of  value  [syn:  {fruitlessness}, 
  {aridity}]  [ant:  {fruitfulness}] 




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