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Correct spelling:
infertile
Definition:
not fertile or productive; " a barren tree"; " soil too infertile to sustain real pasture"

Synonyms:

adjective
all
infertile, sterile, unfertile.
effete
unprolific.
not bearing fruit, young
barren, depleted, drained, effete, exhausted, impotent, impoverished, nonproductive, sterile, unfertile, unfruitful, unproductive, Infecund, Unbearing.
poor
poorer, in firm.
unproductive
barren, childless, fallow, sterile, unfertile, unfruitful, unproductive, effete.
noun
infertile
barren, sterile, sterilised, sterilized, unfertile, unfertilised, unfertilized, unimpregnated.
sterile
fruitless, impotent, study at sterile.
Examples of usage:
  1. We have felt the fierce play of volcanic effort, lifting new continents of opportunity from the infertile sea, without any devastation of pre- existing fields of human toil and harvest. – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  2. Yet this small, originally infertile island has been for two centuries, and is today, the most vital influence on the globe. – The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner by Charles Dudley Warner
  3. The quality of the fruit of Taylor is fair to good, the flavor being sweet, pure, delicate and spicy and the flesh tender and juicy; but the bunches are small and the flowers are infertile so that the berries do not set well, making very imperfect and unsightly clusters. – Manual of American Grape-Growing by U. P. Hedrick
  4. They were distant from transportation lines and markets; they employed poor farming methods; they had no fertilizers; they raised no staple crops on their infertile land; and in addition they now had to face the destitution that follows fighting. – The Sequel of Appomattox A Chronicle of the Reunion of the States, Volume 32 In The Chronicles Of America Series by Walter Lynwood Fleming
  5. If I am right in thus defining the obligations of an hypothesis, Mr. Darwin, in order to place his views beyond the reach of all possible assault, ought to be able to demonstrate the possibility of developing from a particular stock by selective breeding, two forms, which should either be unable to cross one with another, or whose cross- bred offspring should be infertile with one another. – A Critical Examination Of The Position Of Mr. Darwin's Work, "On The Origin Of Species," In Relation To The Complete Theory Of The Causes Of The Phenomena Of Organic Nature Lecture VI. (of VI.), Lectures To Working Men, at the Museum of Practical Geology, by Thomas H. Huxley

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