1. a lack of creative imagination
Hypernyms: ↑uncreativeness
2. the quality of yielding nothing of value
Syn: ↑aridity, ↑barrenness
Ant: ↑fruitfulness
Derivationally related forms: ↑barren (for: ↑barrenness), ↑fruitless
Hypernyms: ↑quality
Hyponyms: ↑poorness, ↑unproductiveness

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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