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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 of blank catatonic, deadpan, empty, expressionless, impassive, inexpressive, numb, stolid, vacant Words Related to blank 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 of blank 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 of blank demonstrative, expressive

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

  3. 3 having no exceptions or restrictions his blank refusal to even consider my request for an unpaid leave of absence Synonyms of blank 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, veryWords Related to blank 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 of blank doubtful, dubious, equivocal, qualified, questionable, restricted, uncertain

Synonym Discussion of blank

empty, vacant, blank, void, vacuous mean lacking contents which could or should be present. empty suggests a complete absence of contents.
    • an empty bucket
vacant suggests an absence of appropriate contents or occupants.
    • a vacant apartment
blank stresses the absence of any significant, relieving, or intelligible features on a surface.
    • a blank wall
void suggests absolute emptiness as far as the mind or senses can determine.
    • a statement void of meaning
vacuous suggests the emptiness of a vacuum and especially the lack of intelligence or significance.
    • a vacuous facial expression

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 of blank form, document, paperWords Related to blank instrument, writ; filing; sheet

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



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