Definition of vacuity in English:


Syllabification: va·cu·i·ty
Pronunciation: /vaˈkyo͞oətē, və-


  • 1Lack of thought or intelligence; empty-headedness: full of excitement, I listened to my first student sermon - only to be taken aback by its vacuity
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    • We weren't going to hear praise of our excesses, our shallowness, our engulfing vacuity.
    • His reply was non-committal to the point of vacuity.
    • The biggest display ads of the season could not disguise the vacuity of the event.
  • 2Empty space; emptiness.
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    • The opening of the infraorbital canal is sunk into a vacuity that penetrates the rostrum.
    • Only the anterior and posterior ends of the anterior interpterygoid vacuity are preserved in the Herschel specimen.
    • Neither specimen shows evidence of an incisive foramen or other vacuity in the parts of the palatal process that are preserved.

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