Emptiness

Definition of Emptiness

Emp´ti`ness
n.1.The state of being empty; absence of contents; void space; vacuum; as, the emptiness of a vessel; emptiness of the stomach.
2.Want of solidity or substance; unsatisfactoriness; inability to satisfy desire; vacuity; hollowness; as, the emptiness of earthly glory.
3.Want of knowledge; lack of sense; vacuity of mind.
Eternal smiles his emptiness betray.
- Pope.
The sins of emptiness, gossip, and spite.
- Tennyson.

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