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3 definitions found
 for vacuous
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Vacuous \Vac"u*ous\ (v[a^]k"[-u]*[u^]s), a. [L. vacuus. See
     Vacant.]
     Empty; unfilled; void; vacant.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Boundless the deep, because I am who fill
           Infinitude; nor vacuous the space.       --Milton.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           That the few may lead selfish and vacuous days. --J.
                                                    Morley.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  vacuous
      adj 1: devoid of intelligence [syn: asinine, fatuous,
             inane, mindless, vacuous]
      2: devoid of significance or point; "empty promises"; "a hollow
         victory"; "vacuous comments" [syn: empty, hollow,
         vacuous]
      3: devoid of matter; "a vacuous space"
      4: void of expression; "a blank stare" [syn: blank, vacuous]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  111 Moby Thesaurus words for "vacuous":
     airy, asinine, awkward, bare, barren, bland, blank, blankminded,
     bleached, callow, calm, catchpenny, characterless, clear, devoid,
     dumb, empty, empty-headed, empty-minded, empty-pated,
     empty-skulled, existless, fatuous, featureless, flimsy, foolish,
     fribble, fribbling, frivolous, frothy, futile, gauche, green,
     groping, hollow, idle, ignorant, inane, incogitant, inexperienced,
     innocent, insipid, jejune, know-nothing, lacking, light, minus,
     missing, naive, negative, nescient, nirvanic, nonexistent,
     nugacious, nugatory, null, null and void, oblivious, otiose,
     passive, quietistic, rattlebrained, rattleheaded, raw, relaxed,
     scatterbrained, shallow, silly, simple, slender, slight,
     strange to, superficial, tentative, thoughtfree, thoughtless,
     tranquil, trifling, trite, trivial, unacquainted, unapprized,
     uncomprehending, unconversant, unenlightened, unexisting,
     unfamiliar, unideaed, unilluminated, uninformed, uninitiated,
     unintellectual, unintelligent, unknowing, unoccupied, unposted,
     unreasoning, unrelieved, unripe, unsure, unthinking, unversed,
     vacant, vain, vapid, void, white, windy, with nothing inside,
     without being, without content
  
  

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