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Word of the Day: Vacuous

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Good evening and welcome to Word of the Day! A journey through the English vocabulary and the words that piqued my interest, in WotD we'll be learning a new word for each working day of the week, bar holidays, unless there's a holiday special...


Today's word is:




  • Having or showing a lack of thought or intelligence; mindless : a vacuous smile | vacuous slogans.
  • [archaic] Empty.

ORIGIN: mid 17th cent. (in the sense [empty of matter] ): from Latin vacuus 'empty' + -ous .

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