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vacant

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of vacant

  1. 1 lacking contents that could or should be present a vacant room that could be converted into a classroom Synonyms bare, blank, clean, devoid, stark, toom [chiefly Scottish], empty, 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

  2. 2 not being in a state of use, activity, or employment looking for vacant land on which to build a house Synonyms dead, dormant, fallow, free, idle, inert, inoperative, latent, off, unused, inactiveRelated Words abeyant, arrested, interrupted, suspended; unoccupied; asleep, comatose, lifeless, moribund, quiescent, sleepy; inoperable, unusable, unworkable, useless; dull, slowNear Antonyms functional, operable, operational, workable; assiduous, industrious, sedulous; energetic, vigorous; feasible, practical, usable (also useable), useful, viableAntonyms active, alive, busy, employed, functioning, going, living, on, operating, operative, running, working

  3. 3 not expressing any emotion the prisoner's vacant and distracted expression Synonyms catatonic, deadpan, empty, expressionless, impassive, inexpressive, numb, stolid, blankRelated 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, unresponsiveNear 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, unrestrainedAntonyms demonstrative, expressive

  4. 4 left unoccupied or unused police discovered that vagrants had been sleeping in the vacant warehouse Synonyms derelict, deserted, desolate, disused, forgotten, forsaken, rejected, abandoned, vacated, voidRelated Words ignored, neglected, unattended, untended; castaway, cast-off, discarded, jettisoned, junked, refuse, waste; godforsaken, miserable, shabby, wretched; empty, idleNear Antonyms reclaimed, recovered, redeemed, rescued, retrieved, salvaged, saved; reconditioned, rehabbed, rehabilitated, restored; repeopled


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