Textual thesaurus for "barren"

(adj) free, destitute, devoid, innocent

completely wanting or lacking

writing barren of insight; young recruits destitute of experience; innocent of literary merit; the sentence was devoid of meaning

(adj) desolate, bleak, bare, stark

providing no shelter or sustenance

bare rocky hills; barren lands; the bleak treeless regions of the high Andes; the desolate surface of the moon; a stark landscape

(noun) waste, wasteland

an uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation

the barrens of central Africa; the trackless wastes of the desert