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1. devoid

adjective. ['dɪˈvɔɪd'] completely wanting or lacking.

Synonyms

  • innocent
  • nonexistent
  • destitute
  • barren

Antonyms

  • bound
  • restricted
  • restrained
  • dependent

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Words that Rhyme with Devoid

  • underemployed
  • unemployed
  • redeployed
  • destroyed
  • overjoyed
  • employed
  • deployed
  • steroid
  • enjoyed
  • gloyd
  • freud
  • floyd
  • cloyd
  • bloyd
  • baroid
  • avoid
  • annoyed
  • toyed
  • royd
  • noyd
  • loyd
  • lloyd
  • boyde
  • boyd

Example sentences of the word devoid


1. Noun, plural
Burrowing owls ears' are devoid of tufts.

2. Adjective
Apple juice doesn't have the same effect for people with IBS because the juice is devoid of fibre.

3. Noun, singular or mass
The definition of a lean body is not necessarily a body devoid of fat.

Quotes containing the word devoid


1. We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

2. What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity devoid of troubling or depressing subject matter - a soothing, calming influence on the mind, rather like a good armchair which provides relaxation from physical fatigue.
- Henri Matisse

3. The work of art, just like any fragment of human life considered in its deepest meaning, seems to me devoid of value if it does not offer the hardness, the rigidity, the regularity, the luster on every interior and exterior facet, of the crystal.
- Pope Paul VI

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