noun va·cu·i·ty \va-ˈkyü-ə-tē, və-\

: the state of lacking any real meaning, importance, or intelligence

plural va·cu·i·ties

Full Definition of VACUITY

:  an empty space
:  the state, fact, or quality of being vacuous
:  something (as an idea) that is vacuous or inane

Examples of VACUITY

  1. We tired of the vacuity of their conversation.
  2. <the seemingly endless vacuity between settlements in the desert>

Origin of VACUITY

Middle English vacuite, Latin vacuitas, from vacuus empty
First Known Use: 15th century


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