unprolific


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unprolific

(ˌʌnprəˈlɪfɪk)
adj
1. not prolific or fertile; barren
2. not yielding an abundance of something
Translations
References in classic literature ?
There the house was--the nine windows, the unprolific vine.
Unprolific as he was, Salinger's concise, skillful literary style and the rather mysterious storylines in his works continue to attract new readers.
Blake's Urizen--"unprolific, /Self-clos'd, all-repelling" ...
The famously unprolific pair are currently working on their seventh album, although Roland has reservations.
And there is no doubt the Scouser was a big miss against Villa, while the lack of knee injury victim Shola Ameobi in the frontline meant Newcastle also lacked presence, if not another unprolific finisher.
5 TED CHIANG, STORIES OF YOUR LIFE AND OTHERS (TOR, 2002) Notoriously unprolific, Chiang has published only twelve, tightly wound works of speculative fiction since his debut in 1990 with "Tower of Babylon." That story, which posits a world in which Old Testament cosmology is scientific fact, is included in this collection along with the majority of Chiang's subsequent pieces.
When in The Book of Urizen Blake satirizes this figure as an "Unknown, unprolific! / Self-closd" being, a "self-contemplating shadow" (3.2-3, 21), he may well have been thinking of Locke's skeptical remarks on the mysteriousness of spiritual substance and his definition of personal identity as rational consciousness turned inward toward itself.