Definition of vacant in English:

vacant

Line breaks: va¦cant
Pronunciation: /ˈveɪk(ə)nt
 
/

adjective

Derivatives

vacantly

adverb
More example sentences
  • In Oban's featureless tea rooms, elderly coach-trippers write cheerful messages on damp postcards or stare vacantly at cars disembarking from the ferries.
  • Glassy-eyed voters will nod their heads vacantly.
  • I stare vacantly at my computer, not really seeing anything.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French, or from Latin vacant- 'remaining empty', from the verb vacare.

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