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Synonyms for emptiness

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. emptinessnoun

    the state of containing nothing

    void, vacuum, vanity, vacancy


  2. emptinessnoun

    having an empty stomach

    void, vacuum, vanity, vacancy


  3. void, vacancy, emptiness, vacuumnoun

    an empty area or space

    "the huge desert voids"; "the emptiness of outer space"; "without their support he'll be ruling in a vacuum"

    nothingness, vacuity, vacuum, void, vanity, nihility, vacuum cleaner, nullity, vacancy


  4. vanity, emptinessnoun

    the quality of being valueless or futile

    "he rejected the vanities of the world"

    dressing table, vacancy, toilet table, dresser, vacuum, vanity, conceit, self-love, amour propre, conceitedness, void


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. emptinessnoun

    vacuity, vacuum, void space

  2. emptinessnoun

    destitution, lack of supplies, want of furniture

  3. emptinessnoun

    unsatisfactoriness, vanity, hollowness

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. emptinessnoun

    vacancy, inanition, hollowness, mockery, inanity, space, vacuum, void, frivolity, triviality, senselessness

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "emptiness":

    empty, vacuum, void

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How to use emptiness in a sentence?

  1. Edwin Markham:

    Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans upon his hoe and gazes on the ground, the emptiness of ages in his face, and on his back the burden of the world.

  2. Ben Carson:

    Irrational decisions and violence often ensue, with few legal consequences for the individuals involved. seven years ago, the country was promised change that it could believe in. The emptiness of that promise notwithstanding, real change ultimately resides in each of us.

  3. Sandria Burts:

    It’s straight emptiness. We are in shock but I know God is good and he is the only one that’s going to be able to bring me and my family through this.

  4. Carmen Marie Radtke:

    We have so many precious memories of Marise. At the same time, our family will always feel the emptiness and sorrow of her absence, we will continue to ask ourselves, ‘What would have been? What could have been?’.

  5. Juda Engelmayer:

    He doesn't like being left alone, when no one's there, he said he's just staring at the four walls. He can go stir crazy just staring at the emptiness.

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