barren (adj.)
stupid, empty-headed, dull
CE II.i.91[Adriana to Luciana] Are my discourses dull? barren my wit?
MND III.ii.13[Puck to Oberon, of Bottom and the rustics] The shallowest thickskin of that barren sort
TN I.v.79[Malvolio to Olivia, of Feste] I marvel your ladyship takes delight in such a barren rascal
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