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Meaning of VACUITY

Pronunciation:  va'kyooitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  total lack of meaning or ideas
  2. [n]  a region empty of matter
  3. [n]  total absence of matter
  4. [n]  the absence of matter
 

VACUITY is a 7 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: inanity, mindlessness, pointlessness, senselessness, vacuousness, vacuum, vacuum
 
 See Also: emptiness, meaninglessness, part, region

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Va*cu"i*ty\, n. [L. vacuitas. See {Vacuous}.]
1. The quality or state of being vacuous, or not filled;
   emptiness; vacancy; as, vacuity of mind; vacuity of
   countenance.

         Hunger is such a state of vacuity as to require a
         fresh supply of aliment.              --Arbuthnot.

2. Space unfilled or unoccupied, or occupied with an
   invisible fluid only; emptiness; void; vacuum.

         A vacuity is interspersed among the particles of
         matter.                               --Bentley.

         God . . . alone can answer all our longings and fill
         every vacuity of our soul.            --Rogers.

3. Want of reality; inanity; nihility. [R.]

         Their expectations will meet with vacuity.
                                               --Glanvill.

 

 

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