Definition of vacuity in English:

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Pronunciation: /vaˈkyo͞oədē/ Pronunciation: /vəˈkyo͞oədē/


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.

Words that rhyme with vacuity

acuity, ambiguity, annuity, assiduity, congruity, contiguity, continuity, exiguity, fatuity, fortuity, gratuity, ingenuity, perpetuity, perspicuity, promiscuity, suety, superfluity, tenuity

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Syllabification: va·cu·i·ty

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