Sentence for barren | Use barren in a sentence

Sentences with barren. The sentences below are ordered by length from shorter and easier to longer and more complex. They use barren in a sentence, providing visitors a sentence for barren.

  • All was barren rock. (7)
  • O bitter barren woman! (10)
  • He looked on barren air. (10)
  • My wife was a barren woman. (10)
  • Barren at the door, made the incident a topic. (10)
  • It had turned out a somewhat barren expedition. (8)
  • Barren replied, with one of his saddest amused smiles. (10)
  • Barren comfort to these will she dole; Dead is her face to their cries. (10)
  • A barren hillside in the sun, and on it a man of stone talking to the wind. (8)
  • To have this something to look forward to, however furtive and barren, helped. (8)
  • I did a ludicrous and a shameful thing, knowing it in advance to be a barren farce. (10)
  • Certain of his love, she wondered painfully that it should continue so barren of music. (10)
  • Yes, Beauty was of old this barren goal; A thing with claws; and brute-like in her pranks! (10)
  • How barren should I be, were I Without above that loving splendour, Shedding light and warmth! (10)
  • Right ahead of me lay a barren waste of sand extending to the right and left as far as I could see. (7)
  • He glanced hastily round; the department was barren for their purposes, filled entirely with pyjamas. (8)
  • On a barren corner of the wooded highland looking inland stood grey topless ruins set in nettles and rank grass-blades. (10)
  • Two weeks later they abandoned for ever fifteen towns to roam northward and eastward in the barren, inhospitable wilderness. (19)
  • A depression of the pass to the left gave sight of the points of black fir forest below, round the girths of the barren shafts. (10)
  • A reflection of the ideas possessing me showed Riversley, my undecorated home of rough red brick, in the middle of barren heaths. (10)
  • There were stretches of wild thyme purpling long barren acreages, and growing up the railroad banks almost to the rails themselves. (9)
  • Their talk, however, had seemed to her intolerably petty and egotistical, reflecting a barren life of suburban gossip and city sprees. (13)
  • But it did seem as if he were not enjoying: things pleasant enough in the passage of them were barren, if not prickly, in the retrospect. (10)
  • They went up and down telling everybody that the country was cold and barren, half waste, half forest, unfit to be the abode of white men. (19)
  • But have these English never read their Shakespeare, that they show so barren an acquaintance with human, to say nothing of semi-barbaric, nature? (10)
  • All the barren interrogations were up, running and knocking for hollow responses; and, saving a paleness of face, she cloaked any small show of the riot. (10)
  • Often their fairest, apparently sweetest, when brought to the keenest of the tests, are graceless; or worse, artificially consonant; in either instance barren of the poetic. (10)

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Definition of barren:

  • barren, bar’en, adj. incapable of bearing offspring: unfruitful: dull, stupid: unprofitable (with of_). | adj. bar’ren-beat’en. | adv. bar’renly. | n. bar’renness. | adjs. bar’ren-spir’ited; bar’ren-wit’ted. (0)

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