HyperDic: emptiness

English > 4 senses of the word emptiness:
NOUNstateemptinessthe state of containing nothing
stateemptinesshaving an empty stomach
shapeemptiness, void, vacancy, vacuuman empty area or space
attributeemptiness, vanitythe quality of being valueless or futile
emptiness > pronunciation
Soundseh'mptiynahs; eh'mtiynahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > emptiness: 4 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe state of containing nothing.
NarrowerblanknessThe state of being blank
hollownessThe state of being hollow
vacuum, vacuityThe absence of matter
Broadercondition, statusA state at a particular time
OppositefullnessThe condition of being filled to capacity
Spanishvaciedad, vacuidad
Catalanbuidedat, buidesa, buidor, vacuïtat
Adjectivesemptyholding or containing nothing
emptyemptied of emotion
English > emptiness: 4 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningHaving an empty stomach.
Broaderhunger, hungrinessA physiological need for food
Adjectivesemptyneeding nourishment
English > emptiness: 4 senses > noun 3, shape
MeaningAn empty area or space.
Example "the emptiness of outer space"
Synonymsvoid, vacancy, vacuum
BroaderspaceAn empty area (usually bounded in some way between things)
Spanishoquedad, vacante, vacío
English > emptiness: 4 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being valueless or futile.
Broaderworthlessness, ineptitudeHaving no qualities that would render it valuable or useful
Spanishfutilidad, insignificancia, vacío, vanidad
Catalanbuidesa, futilitat, insignificància, vanitat
Adjectivesemptydevoid of significance or point

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