Synonyms and Antonyms of devoid

  1. 1 utterly lacking in something needed, wanted, or expected the so-called comedy is totally devoid of intelligence, originality, and even laughs Synonyms bankrupt, bare, barren, bereft, destitute, void Related Words blank, empty, innocent, stark, vacant, wanting; deficient, fragmental, fragmentary, incomplete, insufficient, partial, short; absent, missing Near Antonyms furnished, provided, supplied; brimming, bulging, bursting, chock-full (or chockful), crammed, crowded, fat, jammed, jam-packed, loaded, packed, saturated, stuffed; abounding, swarming, teeming, thick, thronging Antonyms filled, flush, fraught, full, replete, rife

  2. 2 lacking contents that could or should be present the picnic jug was completely devoid of juice after only a few minutes Synonyms bare, blank, clean, empty, 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

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