Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » V » V ... Vacuum Gage

VACUOUS

Pronunciation (US): 

 Dictionary entry overview: What does vacuous mean? 

VACUOUS (adjective)
  The adjective VACUOUS has 4 senses:

1. devoid of intelligence
2. devoid of significance or point
3. devoid of matter
4. void of expression

  Familiarity information: VACUOUS used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


VACUOUS (adjective)


Sense 1vacuous [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Devoid of intelligence

Synonyms:

asinine; fatuous; inane; vacuous; mindless

Similar:

foolish (devoid of good sense or judgment)


Sense 2vacuous [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Devoid of significance or point

Synonyms:

vacuous; empty; hollow

Context examples:

empty promises / a hollow victory / vacuous comments

Similar:

meaningless; nonmeaningful (having no meaning or direction or purpose)


Sense 3vacuous [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Devoid of matter

Context example:

a vacuous space

Similar:

empty (holding or containing nothing)


Sense 4vacuous [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Void of expression

Synonyms:

blank; vacuous

Context example:

a blank stare

Similar:

incommunicative; uncommunicative (not inclined to talk or give information or express opinions)


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"No man can serve two masters." (English proverb)

"We are all related." (Native American proverb, Lakota)

"Good enough for Government work." (American proverb)

"New brooms sweep clean" (Dutch proverb)

 VACUOUS: related words searches 

Page delivered in 0.0413 seconds




AudioEnglish Definitions... Just One Click Away!
Now you can lookup any word in our dictionary, right from the search box in your browser! Click here to add the AudioEnglish.org dictionary to your list of search providers.


Dictionary: go up
Dictionary: go down


 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Other popular searches: