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Definition of "devoid" []

  • Completely lacking; destitute or empty: a novel devoid of wit and inventiveness. (adjective)
  • Destitute or void (of); free (from) (adjective)

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Use "devoid" in a sentence
  • "Elizabeth looked up at him, her gaze straight, her expression devoid of coquetry, absolutely honest."
  • "In this sense, "God" just becomes another term devoid of significant religious association."
  • "“Year of our Lord” despite its religious origin is a term devoid of any religious meaning in this day and age."