Pronunciation of Vacuity
/vakjˈuːɪti/, /vakjˈuːɪti/, /v_a_k_j_ˈuː_ɪ_t_i/
Synonyms for vacuity:
Other synonyms and related words:
foolishness, heedlessness, pointlessness, oafishness, incomprehension, dopiness, senselessness, stupidity, vacantness, precipitation, slowness, boneheadedness, hollowness, dullness, weak-mindedness, thickness, rashness, cavity, vacuum cleaner, dorkiness, dim-wittedness, indiscretion, witlessness, vacuum, obtuseness, folly, doltishness, pocket, bareness.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
Sense 5 (noun)
Usage examples for vacuity:
- There remains in my mind the dreary sense of a long, long drive to the uttermost bounds of the South End at Boston, where he went to call upon some obscure person whose claim stretched in a lengthening chain from his early days in Missouri- a most inadequate person, in whose vacuity the gloom of the dull day deepened till it was almost too deep for tears. - "Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells", William Dean Howells.
- In fact, he did his very best to make the boy's life miserable, and the occupation of hating him seemed in some measure to fill up the vacuity of an ill- conditioned and degraded mind. - "Eric, or Little by Little", Frederic W. Farrar.
- This concept is, through a psychological necessity, accompanied by an imagination image of what we call imaginary space: the unlimited vacuity which preceded corporeal creation, which would still persist were the latter totally annihilated, which reaches out indefinitely beyond its actual limits, which imagination pictures for us as a receptacle in which bodies may exist but which all the time our reason assures us is actually nothing, being really only the known possibility of corporeal creatures. - "Ontology or the Theory of Being", Peter Coffey.