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Webster 1913 Edition


Devoid

De-void′

,
Verb.
T.
[OE.
devoiden
to leave, OF.
desvuidier
,
desvoidier
, to empty out. See
Void
.]
To empty out; to remove.

De-void′

,
Adj.
[See
Devoid
,
Verb.
T.
]
1.
Void; empty; vacant.
[Obs.]
Spenser.
2.
Destitute; not in possession; – with of;
as,
devoid
of sense;
devoid
of pity or of pride.

Webster 1828 Edition


Devoid

DEVOID

,
Adj.
[See Void.]
1.
Void; empty; vacant; applied to place.
2.
Destitute; not possessing; as devoid of understanding.
3.
Free from; as devoid of fear or shame.

Definition 2023


devoid

devoid

English

Adjective

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

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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