Antonyms of adj fruitful

1 sense of fruitful

Sense 1
fruitful (vs. unfruitful) -- (productive or conducive to producing in abundance; "be fruitful and multiply")

unfruitful (vs. fruitful) -- (not fruitful; not conducive to abundant production)
        => abortive, stillborn, unsuccessful -- (failing to accomplish an intended result; "an abortive revolt"; "a stillborn plot to assassinate the President")
        => acarpous -- (producing no fruit)
        => childless -- (without offspring; "in some societies a childless woman is rejected by her tribesmen")

Similarity of adj fruitful

1 sense of fruitful

Sense 1
fruitful (vs. unfruitful) -- (productive or conducive to producing in abundance; "be fruitful and multiply")
       => berried, baccate, bacciferous -- (producing or bearing berries)
       => blue-fruited -- (bearing blue fruit)
       => bountiful, plentiful -- (producing in abundance; "the bountiful earth"; "a plentiful year"; "fruitful soil")
       => breeding -- (producing offspring or set aside especially for producing offspring; "the breeding population"; "retained a few bulls for breeding purposes")
       => dark-fruited -- (bearing dark fruit)
       => fat, fertile, productive, rich -- (marked by great fruitfulness; "fertile farmland"; "a fat land"; "a productive vineyard"; "rich soil")
       => generative, procreative, reproductive -- (producing new life or offspring; "the reproductive potential of a species is its relative capacity to reproduce itself under optimal conditions"; "the reproductive or generative organs")
       => high-yield -- (yielding a large amount of agricultural or industrial production)
       => oval-fruited -- (bearing oval fruit)
       => prolific, fertile -- (bearing in abundance especially offspring; "flying foxes are extremely prolific"; "a prolific pear tree")
       => red-fruited -- (bearing red fruit)
       => round-fruited -- (bearing round fruit)
       => small-fruited -- (bearing small fruit)
          Also See-> fertile#1; productive#1

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