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vacuous

vac·u·ous

vacuous

 
 
pronunciation:
vaek yu s
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: lacking any content; empty.
We think of outer space as silent and vacuous.
similar words:
empty, vacancy, void
definition 2: characterized by lack of intelligence or serious intent; devoid of ideas or emotion.
From the vacuous expression on his face, it was impossible to tell whether he understood the seriousness of what was happening.
antonyms:
intelligent
similar words:
empty, hollow, inane, vacant
derivations: vacuously (adv.), vacuousness (n.)
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The word vacuous contains the following part:
vac Latin root that means empty