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Wordnet 3.0


1. incapable of reproducing;
- Example: "an infertile couple"
[syn: sterile, unfertile, infertile]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Infertile \In*fer"tile\, a. [L. infertilis: cf. F. infertile. See In- not, and Fertile.] Not fertile; not productive; barren; sterile; unable to propagate its kind; as, an infertile soil; an infertile hybrid; -- of living things and of soil or land. [1913 Webster +PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

infertile adj 1: incapable of reproducing; "an infertile couple" [syn: sterile, unfertile, infertile] [ant: fertile]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

65 Moby Thesaurus words for "infertile": 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