devoid

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Etymology[edit]

From obsolete Middle English verb devoiden, from Old French desvuidier (to empty out) (compare French dévider).

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Adjective[edit]

devoid (not comparable)

  1. empty; having none of; completely without
    I went searching for a knife, but the kitchen was devoid of anything sharper than a spoon.

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Verb[edit]

devoid (third-person singular simple present devoids, present participle devoiding, simple past and past participle devoided)

  1. (obsolete) To empty out; to remove.

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