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va•cu•i•ty



Pronunciation: (va-kyOO'i-tē, vu-), [key]
n.,
pl. -ties.

1. the state of being vacuous or without contents; vacancy; emptiness: the vacuity of the open sea.
2. absence of thought or intelligence; inanity; blankness: a mind of undeniable vacuity.
3. a time or state of dullness, lacking in mental or physical action or productivity: the vacuity of modern existence.
4. an empty space; void: a vacuity in the earth formed by erosion.
5. absence or lack of something specified: a vacuity of feeling.
6. something inane, senseless, or stupid: conversation full of vacuities.
7. a vacuum.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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