Definition of devoid
: being without a usual, typical, or expected attribute or accompaniment —used with of an argument devoid of sense a landscape devoid of life
Examples of devoid in a sentence
the so-called comedy is totally devoid of intelligence, originality, and even laughs
the picnic jug was completely devoid of juice after only a few minutes
Origin and Etymology of devoid
Middle English, past participle of devoiden to dispel, from Anglo-French *desvoider, from des- dis- + voider to empty — more at void
First Known Use: 15th century
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Definition of devoid for Students
: completely without The room was devoid of decoration.
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