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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [vak-yoo-uh s]
    • /ˈvæk yu əs/
    • /ˈvækjʊəsnəs /
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [vak-yoo-uh s]
    • /ˈvæk yu əs/

Definitions of vacuousness word

  • adjective vacuousness without contents; empty: the vacuous air. 1
  • adjective vacuousness lacking in ideas or intelligence: a vacuous mind. 1
  • adjective vacuousness expressing or characterized by a lack of ideas or intelligence; inane; stupid: a vacuous book. 1
  • adjective vacuousness purposeless; idle: a vacuous way of life. 1
  • noun vacuousness the quality of being vacuous. 0

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Origin of vacuousness

First appearance:

before 1645
One of the 44% oldest English words
1645-55; < Latin vacuus empty; see -ous

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Parts of speech for Vacuousness


vacuousness 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.
According to our data about 74% 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.

vacuousness usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for vacuousness

noun vacuousness

  • hollowness — having a space or cavity inside; not solid; empty: a hollow sphere.
  • inanition — exhaustion from lack of nourishment; starvation.
  • desertedness — The state or quality of being deserted.
  • expressionlessness — The state of being without an expression.

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