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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
References in periodicals archive ?
Second cousin Trudie Staples said: "He was a gorgeous little boy and the world will be a much emptier place without him.
Dinnissen Process Technology has developed a new bag emptier for automatically emptying bags containing hazardous powders, particles or granulates while at the same time reducing the quantity of material released into the environment to an absolute minimum.
Accessories include a lighting package, safety horn, electric leg-bag emptier, and rearview mirror.
But when he bumped into Rex's sunlounger the Welsh babe steered him to an emptier patch of ground.
With pockets getting emptier daily, some 30 businesses, 10 shopping centers and 6 universities now offer free Wi-Fi service.
Two years on, they kicked off their UK tour at the slightly emptier ABC.
'I know the world is a lot emptier without him here.'
A final freeze-frame catches him in midair: a self-portrait of the artist as leaper--as leaping image, Also left in suspense is the question of a coming (thinner, faster, emptier, more abstract) subjectivity that might start again from the zero of today and make the void creative again.
But despite emptier aisles and reduced takings the firm believes that its freshly revamped flagship store should bounce back by the summer and was confident it had a successful future.
These galaxies tend to reside in the emptier regions of the so-called cosmic web, which refers to the spidery distribution of galaxies in the universe.
Making fun of its luckless characters while it identifies with them, pic underscores the bland present and even emptier future facing Uruguay's youth.
Three vehicles were involved, a Volvo gully emptier, which was clearing drains, a Volkswagen Polo and a Peugeot 405.