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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [vey-kuh nt]
    • /ˈveɪ kənt/
    • /ˈveɪ.kənt.li/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [vey-kuh nt]
    • /ˈveɪ kənt/

Definitions of vacantly word

  • adjective vacantly having no contents; empty; void: a vacant niche. 1
  • adjective vacantly having no occupant; unoccupied: no vacant seats on this train. 1
  • adjective vacantly not in use: a vacant room. 1
  • adjective vacantly devoid of thought or reflection: a vacant mind. 1
  • adjective vacantly characterized by, showing, or proceeding from lack of thought or intelligence: a vacant answer; a vacant expression on a face. 1
  • adjective vacantly not occupied by an incumbent, official, or the like, as a benefice or office. 1

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Origin of vacantly

First appearance:

before 1250
One of the 11% oldest English words
1250-1300; Middle English < Latin vacant- (stem of vacāns, present participle of vacāre to be empty); see -ant

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Parts of speech for Vacantly


vacantly popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 88% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 75% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

vacantly usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for vacantly

adverb vacantly

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