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vacuity

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noun va·cu·i·ty \va-ˈkyü-ə-tē, və-\

Simple Definition of vacuity

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

Full Definition of vacuity

plural va·cu·i·ties

  1. 1 :  an empty space

  2. 2 :  the state, fact, or quality of being vacuous

  3. 3 :  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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