From the Latin word vacuitās, dating back to 1535–45. See vacuous, -ity (Source: dictionary.com)
Definitions of Vacuity
- the state of being
- absence of thought or intelligence; inanity; blankness:
- a time or state of dullness, lacking in mental or physical action or productivity:
- an empty space; void:
- absence or lack of something specified:
- something inane, senseless, or stupid:
- a vacuum.
- the state or quality of being vacuous; emptiness
- an empty space or void; vacuum
- a lack or absence of something specifieda vacuity of wind
- lack of normal intelligence or awareness; vacancyhis stare gave an impression of complete vacuity
- something, such as a statement, saying, etc, that is inane or pointless
- (in customs terminology) the difference in volume between the actual contents of a container and its full capacity
- Lack of thought or intelligence; empty-headedness.
- Empty space; emptiness.
- : an empty space
- : the state, fact, or quality of being vacuous
- : something (such as an idea) that is vacuous or inane
Example sentences for Vacuity
- 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.
- The rest of the world already knows his vacuity, his utter uselessness, his criminal decadence.
- Had I reached the brink of the same precipice and been thrown headlong into that vacuity?
- No corner of any place can be empty; there can be no vacuity.
- A look of dull disappointment struggled with the vacuity of his face.
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