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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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The Georgian Linden Hall is set against some of England's wildest and emptiest countryside.
The emptiest is Broadway Place, at 30 percent full.
This was the state in which I was found in my emptiest parts by a woman, a theory, and a fugue.
Right now some of the emptiest wouldn't even know what the concept of 'half full' is.
fatigue themselves by the interminable pursuit of emptiest visions; the honour and power which they seek is enjoyed neither in acquirement, possession or retrospect; for what is the fame that attends the most skilful deceiver or destroyer?
Many have spent their lives trying to escape their small-town childhood in one of the emptiest provinces of Canada, including a woman doctor who treats patients in the Arctic and another who goes over Niagara Falls and survives.
Head for the wide open spaces of the emptiest country in the world or shop till you drop at the biggest shopping mall on earth.
It is said that "being" is the most universal and the emptiest concept: As such it resists every attempt at definition.
William James said it resulted in consciousness of nothing but breathing: nothing more, one might say, than temps perdu in the emptiest sense (15-16).
refutes is that "exists" must be the thinnest or emptiest of all predicates, signifying only a minimum property applying equally to everything real from quark to Creator.
Antarctica is the coldest, windiest, driest, highest, emptiest, most isolated, and most peaceful continent in the world.