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Definitions of barren:
  • noun:   an uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation
    Example: "The barrens of central Africa"
  • adjective:   incapable of sustaining life
    Example: "The dead and barren Moon"
  • adjective:   not bearing offspring
    Example: "A barren woman"
  • adjective:   providing no shelter or sustenance
    Example: "Barren lands"
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #17461)

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See barren used in context: 2 poetry verses, 37 Shakespeare works, 20 Bible passages, 14 definitions

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