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 for unfruitful
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Unfruitful \Un*fruit"ful\, a.
     Not producing fruit or offspring; unproductive; infertile;
     barren; sterile; as, an unfruitful tree or animal; unfruitful
     soil; an unfruitful life or effort. -- Un*fruit"ful*ly,
     adv. -- Un*fruit"ful*ness, n.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  unfruitful
      adj 1: not fruitful; not conducive to abundant production [ant:
             fruitful]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  43 Moby Thesaurus words for "unfruitful":
     acarpous, arid, barren, celibate, childless, desert, desolate,
     drained, dried-up, dry, effete, exhausted, fallow, fruitless,
     gaunt, gelded, impotent, ineffectual, infecund, infertile,
     issueless, jejune, leached, menopausal, nonfertile, nonproducing,
     nonproductive, nonprolific, sine prole, sterile, sucked dry,
     teemless, uncultivated, unfertile, unplowed, unproductive,
     unprolific, unsown, untilled, virgin, waste, wasted,
     without issue
  
  

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