Synonyms of sterility in English:

sterility


See definition of sterility

noun

1‘these compounds have successfully been used in the treatment of sterility’

SYNONYMS

infertility

childlessness

technical infecundity

archaic barrenness

ANTONYMS

fertility, fecundity

2‘the sterility of the soil’

SYNONYMS

unproductiveness, unfruitfulness, infertility, sterileness, non-productivity

aridness, aridity, barrenness, lifelessness

ANTONYMS

richness, fertility, productiveness

3‘the sterility of the debate’

SYNONYMS

pointlessness, unproductiveness, unfruitfulness, fruitlessness, uselessness, futility, profitlessness, worthlessness, abortiveness

emptiness, barrenness, aridity

archaic bootlessness

ANTONYMS

fruitfulness

4‘a temperature of 121°C is the minimum needed to achieve sterility’

SYNONYMS

asepsis, freedom from germs, lack of contamination, lack of infection, lack of pollution, disinfection, purity, cleanliness

ANTONYMS

contamination