Definitions for vacuousˈvæk yu əs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vac•u•ousˈvæk yu əs(adj.)

  1. empty.

  2. lacking in or showing a lack of ideas or intelligence:

    a vacuous mind.

  3. purposeless; idle.

Origin of vacuous:

1645–55; < L vacuus empty


Princeton's WordNet

  1. asinine, fatuous, inane, mindless, vacuous(adj)

    devoid of intelligence

  2. empty, hollow, vacuous(adj)

    devoid of significance or point

    "empty promises"; "a hollow victory"; "vacuous comments"

  3. vacuous(adj)

    devoid of matter

    "a vacuous space"

  4. blank, vacuous(adj)

    void of expression

    "a blank stare"


  1. vacuous(Adjective)

    Lacking meaningful content.

  2. vacuous(Adjective)

    Showing a lack of thought or intelligence; vacant

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vacuous(adj)

    empty; unfilled; void; vacant


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