Vacuity

/vəˈkjuːɪti/

Origin

From the Latin word vacuitās, dating back to 1535–45. See vacuous, -ity (Source: dictionary.com)

Definitions of Vacuity

Vacuity

noun

  1. the state of being
  2. absence of thought or intelligence; inanity; blankness:
  3. a time or state of dullness, lacking in mental or physical action or productivity:
  4. an empty space; void:
  5. absence or lack of something specified:
  6. something inane, senseless, or stupid:
  7. a vacuum.
  8. the state or quality of being vacuous; emptiness
  9. an empty space or void; vacuum
  10. a lack or absence of something specifieda vacuity of wind
  11. lack of normal intelligence or awareness; vacancyhis stare gave an impression of complete vacuity
  12. something, such as a statement, saying, etc, that is inane or pointless
  13. (in customs terminology) the difference in volume between the actual contents of a container and its full capacity

dictionary.com

Vacuity

noun

  1. Lack of thought or intelligence; empty-headedness.
  2. Empty space; emptiness.

lexico.com

Vacuity

noun

  1. : an empty space
  2. : the state, fact, or quality of being vacuous
  3. : something (such as an idea) that is vacuous or inane

merriam-webster.com

Example sentences for Vacuity

  1. These are so good, that we must much lament the want of the rest; especially as I am aware of nothing to fill up the vacuity.
  2. The rest of the world already knows his vacuity, his utter uselessness, his criminal decadence.
  3. Had I reached the brink of the same precipice and been thrown headlong into that vacuity?
  4. No corner of any place can be empty; there can be no vacuity.
  5. A look of dull disappointment struggled with the vacuity of his face.

Related words & Synonyms

vacancy, nothingness, nihility, void, vacuum, vacuousness, stupidity, blankness

Nearby words

vacillating , vacillation , vacillatory , VACTERL syndrome , vacua , vacuolate , vacuolated , vacuolation , vacuole , vacuous

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