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Meaning of INFERTILE

Pronunciation:  in'furtl

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  incapable of reproducing; "an infertile couple"
  2. [adj]  not fertile or productive; "a barren tree"; "soil too infertile to sustain real pasture"

INFERTILE is a 9 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: barren, sterile, sterilised, sterilized, unfertile, unfertilised, unfertilized, unimpregnated
 Antonyms: fertile
 See Also: impotent, unfruitful, unproductive



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In*fer"tile\, a. [L. infertilis: cf. F. infertile.
See {In-} not, and {Fertile}.]
Not fertile; not productive; barren; sterile; as, an
infertile soil.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are infertile, represents a lack of creativity. Something in your waking life is not working out in the way that you want. The dream may also reflect your own state of infertility and the struggles to have a baby.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: acarpous, arid, barren, celibate, childless, depleted, desert, desolate, drained, dried-up, dry, dull, earthbound, effete, exhausted, fallow, fruitless, gaunt, gelded, impotent, impoverished, ineffectual, infecund, issueless, jejune, leached, literal, menopausal, mundane, nonfertile, nonproducing, nonproductive, nonprolific, parasitize, prosaic, prosing, prosy, sine prole, staid, sterile, stolid, stuffy, sucked dry, teemless, uncultivated, unfanciful, unfertile, unfruitful, unideal, unimaginative, uninspired, uninventive, unoriginal, unplowed, unpoetic, unproductive, unprolific, unromantic, unromanticized, unsown, untilled, virgin, waste, wasted, without issue