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synonyms for empty-headedness

  • blindness
  • bewilderment
  • callowness
  • crudeness
  • darkness
  • denseness
  • disregard
  • dumbness
  • fog
  • incapacity
  • incomprehension
  • innocence
  • insensitivity
  • nescience
  • oblivion
  • obtuseness
  • philistinism
  • rawness
  • sciolism
  • shallowness
  • simplicity
  • unawareness
  • unconsciousness
  • uncouthness
  • unenlightenment
  • unfamiliarity
  • vagueness
  • benightedness
  • half-knowledge
  • illiterateness
  • inscience
  • lack of education
  • mental incapacity
  • naiveté
  • unscholarliness
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antonyms for empty-headedness

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  • cognizance
  • understanding
    • intelligence
    • experience
    • cultivation
    • understanding
    • wisdom
    • talent
    • literacy
    • knowledge
    • education
    • competence
    • cognizance
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    How to use empty-headedness in a sentence

    Herein he found an empty stall that was dark enough not to be seen, and still afforded sufficient light to read in.
    THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
    When the funeral was over, and they returned to their desolate home, at the sight of the empty cradle Ramona broke down.
    RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
    A quite young child will, for example, pretend to do something, as to take an empty cup and carry out the semblance of drinking.
    CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
    For his heart seemed alternately full and empty; all the life he had was centred there.
    THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
    In Flanders, he says, they would never attack with empty limbers behind them; they would wait till they were full up.
    GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
    But the house will rarely be empty now that the shooting has begun, and there is always something going on in the neighborhood.
    ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
    Ruefully Aristide found no answers save in the general chuckle-headedness of mankind.
    THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
    In one instant the mottled-faced gentleman depressed his hand again, and every glass was set down empty.
    THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
    She was not born to make money--especially by dodges and false politeness, out of idle, empty-noddled boarders.
    HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
    If it be suspected that the stomach will not be empty, it should be washed out with water the evening before.
    A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

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