Definition of Barrennesses
1. barrenness [n] - See also: barrenness
Lexicographical Neighbors of Barrennesses
Literary usage of Barrennesses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Letters of James Smetham by James Smetham (1892)
"However, the Gospel neither preaches stoical principles nor stoical barrennesses. It leaves the varying framework of life from king to beggar untouched, ..."
2. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1888)
"The atmosphere is pure and lucid, but not harsh ; there are fewer dull barrennesses ; the forests are not monotonous pine-woods but a rich medley of ..."
3. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1869)
"Translated from the Danish, by Mary Howitt. Hurd A Houghton, New York. 1869. 12mo. pp. 841. The Two Barrennesses: A Romance. By Hans Christian Andersen. ..."
4. The Camera and the Pencil by Marcus Aurelius Root (1864)
"blemishes, of fertilities and barrennesses,—a sun marked with many a spot, yet still a sun. But yonder looms up a third mountain. Differing greatly from the ..."
5. The Union of England and Scotland;: A Study of International History by JAMES. MACKINNON (1896)
"... profit to whet trade, want of goods and stock to produce profit; —these are barrennesses your country complains of, and declines for want of. ..."