Teemless Teem"less, a. Not fruitful or prolific; barren; as, a teemless earth. [Poetic] --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • childless — Synonyms and related words: acarpous, arid, barren, celibate, desert, desolate, drained, dried up, dry, exhausted, fallow, fruitless, gaunt, gelded, impotent, ineffectual, infecund, infertile, issueless, jejune, leached, menopausal, nonfertile,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • desert — Synonyms and related words: Arabia Deserta, Death Valley, Lebensraum, Sahara, Saharan, abandon, abscond, absquatulate, acarpous, advantageousness, agreeableness, air space, alkali flat, alluvial plain, anhydrous, apostacize, apostatize, arid,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • desolate — Synonyms and related words: abandoned, acarpous, acheronian, afflict, aggrieve, agonize, alone, anguish, annihilate, arid, bare, barren, black, bleak, break down, bring to ruin, bring to tears, celibate, cheerless, childless, comfortless, condemn …   Moby Thesaurus

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