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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [va-kyoo-i-tee, vuh-]
    • /væˈkyu ɪ ti, və-/
    • /ˈvæk.ju.əs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [va-kyoo-i-tee, vuh-]
    • /væˈkyu ɪ ti, və-/

Definitions of vacuity word

  • noun plural vacuity the state of being vacuous or without contents; vacancy; emptiness: the vacuity of the open sea. 1
  • noun plural vacuity absence of thought or intelligence; inanity; blankness: a mind of undeniable vacuity. 1
  • noun plural vacuity a time or state of dullness, lacking in mental or physical action or productivity: the vacuity of modern existence. 1
  • noun plural vacuity an empty space; void: a vacuity in the earth formed by erosion. 1
  • noun plural vacuity absence or lack of something specified: a vacuity of feeling. 1
  • noun plural vacuity something inane, senseless, or stupid: conversation full of vacuities. 1

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Origin of vacuity

First appearance:

before 1535
One of the 29% oldest English words
From the Latin word vacuitās, dating back to 1535-45. See vacuous, -ity

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Parts of speech for Vacuity


vacuity popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 78% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

vacuity usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for vacuity

noun vacuity

  • blank — Something that is blank has nothing on it.
  • bursa — a small fluid-filled sac that reduces friction between movable parts of the body, esp at joints
  • bursae — Anatomy, Zoology. a pouch, sac, or vesicle, especially a sac containing synovia, to facilitate motion, as between a tendon and a bone.
  • caries — Caries is decay in teeth.
  • cavity — A cavity is a space or hole in something such as a solid object or a person's body.

Antonyms for vacuity

noun vacuity

  • ideation — the process of forming ideas or images.

Top questions with vacuity

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