Definition of


  1. (noun, state) the absence of matter
  2. (noun, location) a region that is devoid of matter
  3. (noun, attribute) total lack of meaning or ideas

via WordNet, Princeton University

Alternate forms of Vacuity

Derivations: vacuous

Hypernyms: emptiness, meaninglessness, part, region

Origin of the word Vacuity

  1. 1541, "hollow space," from L. vacuitas "empty space, vacancy, freedom," from vacuus "empty" (see vacuum). Meaning "vacancy of mind or thought" is attested from 1594. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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