Definitions for devoiddɪˈvɔɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. not possessing; totally lacking; destitute (usu. fol. by of).

Origin of devoid:

1350–1400; ME, orig. ptp. of devoyden to drive out, empty < OF desvuidier to empty out =des-dis -1+vuidier to empty, void

Princeton's WordNet

  1. barren, destitute, devoid, free, innocent(adj)

    completely wanting or lacking

    "writing barren of insight"; "young recruits destitute of experience"; "innocent of literary merit"; "the sentence was devoid of meaning"


  1. devoid(Adjective)

    empty; having none of; completely without

    I went searching for a knife, but the kitchen was devoid of anything sharper than a spoon.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Devoid(verb)

    to empty out; to remove

  2. Devoid(verb)

    void; empty; vacant

  3. Devoid(verb)

    destitute; not in possession; -- with of; as, devoid of sense; devoid of pity or of pride


  1. Devoid

    Devoid is the first official album released by Italian melodic death metal band Dark Lunacy.

Anagrams of devoid

  1. voided

Translations for devoid

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(with of ) free from or lacking

That is devoid of any meaning.

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