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synonyms for vacuous

  • airheaded
  • birdbrained
  • blank
  • drained
  • dull
  • dumb
  • emptied
  • foolish
  • half-baked
  • inane
  • lamebrained
  • minus
  • shallow
  • silly
  • stupid
  • superficial
  • uncomprehending
  • unreasoning
  • vacant
  • void
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antonyms for vacuous

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  • aware
  • filled
  • full
  • intelligent
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How to use vacuous in a sentence

Instead, the film includes a lineup of Kipchoge admirers describing his greatness in the same lofty, but ultimately vacuous terms that we’ve heard a thousand times before.
THE NEW KIPCHOGE DOCUMENTARY IS A SUPERFLUOUS DELIGHTMMIRHASHEMAUGUST 20, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
"It comes to this," drawled Average Jones intently, looking the employee between his vacuous eyes.
AVERAGE JONESSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
Gossip must often have been likened to the winged insect bearing pollen to the flowers; it fertilizes many a vacuous reverie.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
Lady Mary smiled at this vacuous repetition, but her mother went into a great rage, opening her old jaws like a maddened horse.
THE O'RUDDYSTEPHEN CRANE
She submitted to the other's will like a tired child, dropping into a chair and eyeing him with a vacuous expression.
THE SUBSTITUTE PRISONERMAX MARCIN
She knew neither of them, and they were immature boys, with the empty and vacuous faces of almost degenerate illiteracy.
A PAGAN OF THE HILLSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
But slow, long hours of vacuous smiling certainly would wear me out.
THE PRECIPICEELIA WILKINSON PEATTIE
They must not be allowed to drift into vacuous habits in which they make no effort for themselves.
PSYCHOTHERAPYJAMES J. WALSH
Mocking laughter never discovered anything except the vacuous fool.
WAR AND THE WEIRDFORBES PHILLIPS
Miss Somebody's wedding was very dull, and Mrs. Somebody Else's dance manned with vile and vacuous dancers.
SIMON THE JESTERWILLIAM J. LOCKE
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WORDS RELATED TO VACUOUS

  • bare
  • blank
  • devoid
  • empty
  • hollow
  • lacking
  • minus
  • missing
  • nonexistent
  • omitted
  • unavailable
  • vacant
  • vacuous
  • wanting
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