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vacuity

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

Definition of vacuity in English:

noun

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
More example sentences
  • 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.
Example sentences
  • 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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Word of the day terpsichorean
Pronunciation: ˌtərpsikəˈrēən
adjective
of or relating to dancing