- (predicative) [formal]to be devoid
ofsomethingshe is utterly devoid of imaginationcarecer dealgoa speech devoid of contentcarece totalmente de imaginaciónun discurso carente de contenido [formal]Example sentences
- 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.
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