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blank

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of blank

  1. 1 not expressing any emotion <the teacher knew no one was paying attention when she looked out and saw all those blank faces> Synonyms catatonic, deadpan, empty, expressionless, impassive, inexpressive, numb, stolid, vacant Related Words dull, vacuous, vague, vapid; enigmatic (also enigmatical), impenetrable, inscrutable, mysterious; motionless, static, still, wooden; reserved, restrained, reticent, taciturn; aloof, apathetic, cold, cool, detached, indifferent, phlegmatic, unresponsive Near Antonyms engaged, interested, responsive; active, alive, animated, bright, busy, dynamic, effervescent, energetic, expansive, exuberant, lively, vivacious; eloquent, revealing, revelatory; gestic, gesticulant, gesticulative, gesticulatory, gestural; emotional, melodramatic, theatrical (also theatric), unreserved, unrestrained Antonyms demonstrative, expressive

  2. 2 lacking contents that could or should be present <the page of instructions actually turned out to be blank> Synonyms bare, empty, clean, devoid, stark, toom [chiefly Scottish], vacant, vacuous, voidRelated Words barren, hollow; available, clear, free, open; unfilled, unfurnished; unattended, uninhabited, unoccupied; abandoned, deserted, emptied, forsaken, vacated; depleted, drained, dry, exhaustedNear Antonyms complete; replete; furnished, provided, supplied; filled, occupied; flush, overflowing, packed, teemingAntonyms full

  3. 3 having no exceptions or restrictions <his blank refusal to even consider my request for an unpaid leave of absence> Synonyms all-out, arrant, absolute, blooming [chiefly British], bodacious [Southern & Midland], categorical (also categoric), clean, complete, consummate, cotton-picking, crashing, damn, damned, dead, deadly, definite, downright, dreadful, fair, flat, flat-out, out-and-out, outright, perfect, plumb, profound, pure, rank, regular, sheer, simple, stark, stone, straight-out, thorough, thoroughgoing, total, unadulterated, unalloyed, unconditional, unmitigated, unqualified, utter, veryRelated Words authentic, classic, genuine, real, veritable; constant, endless, eternal, perpetual, undying, unremitting; extreme, unrestricted; confirmed, habitual, hopeless, inveterate; extraordinary, frightful, horrible, huge, main, superlative, supreme, surpassing, terrible, terrificNear Antonyms doubtful, dubious, equivocal, qualified, questionable, restricted, uncertain




blank

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of blank

  1. 1 a piece of paper with information written or to be written on it <handed him an employment blank to fill out> Synonyms form, document, paperRelated Words instrument, writ; filing; sheet

  2. 2 empty space <a blank on the form for the patient's insurance policy number> Synonyms black hole, vacancy, blankness, emptiness, vacuity, voidRelated Words nothingness; inane, vacuum; air, open, waste; bareness, barrenness, bleakness, desolateness, hollowness; cavity, gap, hole, hollowNear Antonyms fullness (also fulness), repleteness





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