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Empty

Definition of empty:

part of speech: participle

Emptying.

part of speech: adjective

Containing nothing; vague; unsatisfactory; as, empty dreams; destitute of, or lacking in, force, knowledge, or sense; as, empty words; fasting; hungry; vacant.

part of speech: participle

Emptied.

part of speech: verb

To deprive of the contents; pour out; discharge; make vacant.

part of speech: verb

To discharge its contents.

Emptiest.

part of speech: verb

To make empty: to deprive of contents.

Emptier.

part of speech: adjective

Containing nothing; without effect; unsubstantial.

part of speech: verb

To become empty; discharge itself.

part of speech: adverb

Emptily.

part of speech: verb

To become empty: to discharge its contents:- pa. p. emptied.

part of speech: verb

To make empty; remove the contents of.

part of speech: adjective

Having nothing in it: unfurnished: without effect: unsatisfactory: wanting substance.

Usage examples for empty:

  • Your heart is empty "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt.
  • When she saw it was empty well! "Jezebel's Daughter", Wilkie Collins.
  • The great room was almost empty and yet more nearly dark, by now. "Helena Brett's Career", Desmond Coke.
  • It comes from the empty valleys. "The Sword of Welleran and Other Stories", Lord Dunsany.

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