Entirely lacking or free from: Lisa kept her voice devoid of emotion
More 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.
lacking, without, free from/of, empty of, vacant of, void of, bare of, barren of, bereft of, drained of, denuded of, deprived of, depleted of, destitute of, bankrupt of;
wanting, in need of
informal minus, sans
Late Middle English: past participle of obsolete devoid 'cast out', from Old French devoidier.
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