Associations to the word «Vacuous»


VACUOUS, adjective. Lacking meaningful content.
VACUOUS, adjective. Showing a lack of thought or intelligence; vacant
VACUOUS TRUTH, noun. (logic) A proposition which is true only because it is a conditional statement with a necessarily false premise, or that asserts a property of all elements of an empty domain of discourse.
VACUOUS TRUTHS, noun. Plural of vacuous truth

Dictionary definition

VACUOUS, adjective. Devoid of intelligence.
VACUOUS, adjective. Devoid of significance or point; "empty promises"; "a hollow victory"; "vacuous comments".
VACUOUS, adjective. Devoid of matter; "a vacuous space".
VACUOUS, adjective. Void of expression; "a blank stare".

Wise words

Language is a process of free creation; its laws and principles are fixed, but the manner in which the principles of generation are used is free and infinitely varied. Even the interpretation and use of words involves a process of free creation.
Noam Chomsky