Synonyms for devoid
- free from
- unprovided with
Antonyms for devoid
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEVOID
They are thieves—they will steal from you before your very face, so devoid are they of all shame.
No good could come of an alliance with a man so devoid of all feelings of honour or of gratitude.
When sober, he was accessible, conversable, and devoid of pride.
Or is the life of mind sufficient, if devoid of any particle of pleasure?
Philosophy had become extravagant, eclectic, abstract, devoid of any real content.
But neither can thought or mind be devoid of some principle of rest or stability.
I held him to be a shallow, unlettered clown, devoid of any finer feelings.
Paleyan somewhat, perhaps Socratic, not devoid of common sense.
But where yarn is abundant, the soil will be light and devoid of timber.
The mountains were devoid of vegetation, bleak and bare and black.
c.1400, shortening of devoided, past participle of obsolete verb devoiden "to remove, void, vacate" (c.1300), from Old French desvuidier (12c., Modern French dévider) "to empty out, flush game from, unwind, let loose (an arrow)," from des- "out, away" + voider "to empty," from voide "empty" (see void (adj.)).
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