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Synonyms for sterile
ˈstɛr ɪl; esp. Brit. -aɪlster·ile
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barren, unfruitful, unproductive, desert, infertile
fruitful, fertile, productive, luxuriant, exuberant, cultivated
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sterile, unfertile, infertileadjective
incapable of reproducing
"an infertile couple"
uninspired, uninventive, unfertile, unimaginative, infertile, aseptic
rank, conceptive, fecund, impregnable, originative, fertilizable, septic, fertile, infected, creative
free of or using methods to keep free of pathological microorganisms
"a sterile operating area"; "aseptic surgical instruments"; "aseptic surgical techniques"
uninspired, unfertile, uninventive, unimaginative, infertile, aseptic
septic, rank, impregnable, infected, creative, conceptive, fertile, fecund, originative, fertilizable
sterile, unimaginative, uninspired, uninventiveadjective
deficient in originality or creativity; lacking powers of invention
"a sterile ideology lacking in originality"; "unimaginative development of a musical theme"; "uninspired writing"
uninventive, stereotypical, stereotyped, stereotypic, aseptic, unimaginative, unfertile, infertile, uninspired
conceptive, fecund, infected, creative, fertilizable, septic, rank, originative, impregnable, fertile
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barren, unfruitful, fruitless, unproductive, unprolific, infecund, addle, ACARPOUS, jejune, poor
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barren, infecund, unproductive, unfruitful, unprolific
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How to use sterile in a sentence?
Perfection seems sterile; it is final, no mystery in it; it's a product of an assembly line.
It's very shiny and clean looking and very sterile.
The idea that there is a straight trade-off between freedoms and security is, to my mind, a bit sterile.
It's as though the Sunni community is sterile, not able to produce new faces, THEIR VOICES ARE LOUD.
You certainly need to use sterile and disposable goods.
Translations for sterile
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- estèrilCatalan, Valencian
- sterilní, neplodnýCzech
- unfruchtbar, sterilGerman
- ստերջ, չբեր, ամուլArmenian
- infertile, sterileItalian
- 不妊, 無菌の, 不毛Japanese
- bakteriaqanngitsoqKalaallisut, Greenlandic
- onvruchtbaar, sterielDutch
- бесплодный, стерильныйRussian
- جراثیم سے پاکUrdu
- vô sinh, vô trùngVietnamese
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