Emptiness - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈemptinəs|  American pronunciation of the word emptiness
Brit.  |ˈɛm(p)tɪnəs|  British pronunciation of the word emptiness

noun

- the state of containing nothing
- having an empty stomach
- an empty area or space(syn: vacancy, vacuum, void)

the emptiness of outer space

- the quality of being valueless or futile (syn: vanity)

Examples

The arena was completely empty.

She felt trapped in an empty marriage.

She emptied the contents of her purse onto the table.

It's your turn to empty the trash.

She felt an emptiness in her heart when he left.

the silence and emptiness of the desert

She looked around her dark office and was engulfed by a feeling of emptiness.

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