Definition of devoid in English:


Syllabification: de·void
Pronunciation: /diˈvoid


[predic.] (devoid of)
  • Entirely lacking or free from: Lisa kept her voice devoid of emotion
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    • Their comeback might even be viewed as a sign that the Govan men are not entirely devoid of ruthlessness.
    • It shows the artist hard at work in his studio, a room entirely devoid of visual stimulation.
    • The only problem with these theories is that they are entirely devoid of evidence.
    free of, empty of, vacant of, bereft of, deprived of, destitute of, bankrupt of; lacking, without, wanting
    informal minus


late Middle English: past participle of obsolete devoid 'cast out', from Old French devoidier.

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