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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.
Peter Keating, a popular but vacuous fellow student, has graduated with high honors.
The empty subset is a valid graph since for every "x" in the domain ∅ there is a unique "y" in the codomain "A" such that . This statement is an example of a vacuous truth since there "is no x in the domain".

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