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sterility

noun [U] (unable to produce)    /stəˈrɪl.ɪ.ti/ US  /-ə.t̬i/
(in animals and people) the condition of being unable to produce young, or (in plants) the condition of being unable to produce plants or cropsAnimal reproductionPlant pathology the state of having no imagination, new ideas, or energy: Over a bottle of wine, we shared our despair over the emotional sterility of our marriages.Boredom, tedium and boring things
(Definition of sterility noun (unable to produce) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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