What does vacuous mean?

Definitions for vacuous
ˈvæk yu əsvac·u·ous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. asinine, fatuous, inane, mindless, vacuousadjective

    devoid of intelligence

  2. empty, hollow, vacuousadjective

    devoid of significance or point

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

  3. vacuousadjective

    devoid of matter

    "a vacuous space"

  4. blank, vacuousadjective

    void of expression

    "a blank stare"


  1. vacuousadjective

    Lacking meaningful content.

  2. vacuousadjective

    Showing a lack of thought or intelligence; vacant


  1. vacuous

    Vacuous refers to something that is lacking in thought, ideas, or intelligence. It often describes an action, statement, or thing as being empty of meaning, interest, or point. It can also refer to something as being mindless or inane.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vacuousadjective

    empty; unfilled; void; vacant

  2. Etymology: [L. vacuus. See Vacant.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Vacuous

    vak′ū-us, adj. empty, void: without intelligence, unexpressive.—v.t. Vac′uāte, to make empty.—ns. Vacuā′tion; Vac′uist, one who thinks there are empty spaces in nature; Vacū′ity, emptiness: space unoccupied: idleness, listlessness; Vac′uōle, a very small cavity in the tissue of organisms; Vac′uousness; Vac′ūum, vacant or empty space: a space empty or devoid of all matter:—pl. Vac′ūa; Vac′ūum-brake, a brake working on the principle of keeping up a vacuum in a continuous pipe or pipes extending under the train, and in brake-cylinders connected to them under each vehicle, the air being sucked out by ejectors or pumps on the locomotive; Vac′ūum-gauge, a gauge for indicating to what extent a vacuum is produced; Vac′ūum-pan, a vessel for boiling saccharine juices in a partial vacuum in sugar-making; Vac′ūum-tube, a sealed glass tube in which a vacuum has been made, employed to examine the effects of a discharge of electricity through air or gas rarefied or exhausted. [L. vacuus, empty.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vacuous in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vacuous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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