Non-vacuous



[vak-yoo-uh s] /ˈvæk yu əs/

adjective
1.
without contents; empty:
the vacuous air.
2.
lacking in ideas or intelligence:
a vacuous mind.
3.
expressing or characterized by a lack of ideas or intelligence; inane; stupid:
a vacuous book.
4.
purposeless; idle:
a vacuous way of life.
/ˈvækjʊəs/
adjective
1.
containing nothing; empty
2.
bereft of ideas or intelligence; mindless
3.
characterized by or resulting from vacancy of mind: a vacuous gaze
4.
indulging in no useful mental or physical activity; idle
5.
(logic, maths) (of an operator or expression) having no import; idle: in (x) (John is tall) the quantifier (x) is vacuous
adj.

1640s, “empty,” from Latin vacuus “empty, void, free” (see vacuum). Figurative sense of “empty of ideas” is from 1848. Related: Vacuously; vacuousness.

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