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empty

(Nothing left), adjective all gone, bare, blank, depleted, devoid, drained, exhausted, hollow, nothing left inside, unfilled, vacuous, void, without contents
Associated concepts: empty judgment, empty law

empty

(Vacant), adjective abandoned, available, barren, deserted, fruitless, idle, no one home, not inhabited, uninhabited, unoccupied, untenanted, up for grabs
Associated concepts: empty premises

empty

(Without substance), adjective devoid of merit, inconsequential, ineffective, ineffectual, insignificant, meaningless, meritless, unavailing, unimportant, unreal, unsatisfying, useless, vain, valueless, without subbtance, worthless
Associated concepts: an empty threat, veiled threat of law suit
See also: barren, baseless, consume, deficient, deplete, devoid, diminish, dissipate, evacuate, exhaust, ill-founded, inexpressive, insignificant, languid, leave, lifeless, null, outpour, purge, spend, superficial, trivial, unavailing, unfounded, vacant, vacate, vacuous
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Walking around the pitch, after the last home game of the season against Hull City, was probably the emptiest I've ever felt on a football field.
And the funniest part is that the mediapersons massage the longer-than-life egos of lawmakers by going viral with the emptiest rhetorical discourse of a rabble-rousing lawmaker, by holding it up as a fiery speech, whereas they should take the lawmaker to task for being so devoid of ideas.
This year, on the other hand, following the meeting of the General Affairs Council, the EU has perhaps adopted the emptiest conclusion ever.
He scrambled on to his inflatable life-raft with a few meagre supplies and a basic emergency kit but was 800 miles from land in one of the emptiest parts of the ocean - and convinced he was doomed.
From the dense concrete jungle of Dubai to the emptiest expanse of Rub Al Khali, the atlas covers the entire country and gives a bird's eye view of every corner of the UAE.
We'd opted for Big White after hearing that, not only does it have the emptiest pistes when it's half-term hell in Europe, but also lashings of snow and little slush, even towards the end of the season.
It has the emptiest pistes when it''s half-term hell in Europe, but also lashings of snow.
This year's presidential election campaign shapes up at least at present as just about the emptiest and the most depressing in living memory.
And this world-class orchestra rewarded him with well-turned accounts of Lieutenant Kije, Prokofiev's cleverest if emptiest score, and Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition in Ravel's ineffable orchestration (do we really need any other?
Many dismiss comic book films as the emptiest form of escapism, yet worse than such emptiness is mock political heroism.
And, on its approach, after one of the loveliest and emptiest roads in England, you're greeted by Wing, a 4.