Definition of Devoid

1. Adjective. Completely wanting or lacking. "The sentence was devoid of meaning"

Exact synonyms: Barren, Destitute, Free, Innocent
Similar to: Nonexistent



Definition of Devoid

1. v. t. To empty out; to remove.

2. a. Void; empty; vacant.

Definition of Devoid

1. Adjective. empty; having none of; completely without ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Devoid

1. completely lacking [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Devoid

devize
devkit
devkits
devling
devlings
devocalize
devocalized
devocalizes
devocalizing
devocation
devocations
devoice
devoiced
devoices
devoicing
devoid (current term)
devoid of(p)
devoidness
devoir
devoirs
devolatilization
devolatilizations
devolatilize
devolatilizer
devolatilizers
devolution
devolutional
devolutionary
devolutionist
devolutionists

Literary usage of Devoid

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini (1910)
"horse, like most of his kind, being not devoid of reason, seemed to have an instinct of my intention; for having turned his face towards the fresh grass, ..."

2. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1825)
"In speech in writing, in action, Bernard stood high above his rivals and contemporaries; his compositions are not devoid of wit and eloquence; ..."

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