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Word: vacuous

Definition: empty; lacking in ideas; inane; stupid; Ex. vacuous expression; N. vacuity


Sentences Containing 'vacuous'

Again a startled look came over the somewhat vacuous face of Miss Mary Sutherland.
For all the preposterous hat and the vacuous face, there was something noble in the simple faith of our visitor which compelled our respect.

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