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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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So he forecasts emptily that: "On the 15th [of May] News will arrive of a very surprizing Event, than which nothing could be more unexpected" (2:146).
She survives, hungrily, emptily, on a hospital job and chronic withdrawals from a $9,000 bank account--a legacy from her grandmother in Wisconsin.
She takes the blame and stands emptily waiting for someone to love her: 'I have spoilt my life.
A word accompanied by pictures of tired-looking families traipsing across a border or huddled together in a shabby-looking tent, their sunken eyes gazing emptily into the lens.
For every Lincoln, who urged America to live up to its divine designation, there was a Reagan, who emptily boasted of its might, and for every Maimonideswho argued that the Jews were not the chosen people but the choosing people, the people who elected to accept God and his lawsthere were handfuls of militant, messianic zealots who considered the covenant a license to kill.
as another person, emptily intended--that he is and second, the I turns
Lensing occasionally slips over into the emptily beautiful, as in the jaded image of leaves in the protag's sketchpad being flipped over by the breeze, but an extended sequence, featuring multiple reflections in complex counterpoint, is genuinely striking, dovetailing neatly into pic's thesis that there's a world of romance in a single glimpse.
The human bond that Sheikh has developed with those he photographs undoubtedly contributes to the particular intensity of the images; expressions are never posed or emptily focused on the lens but most often riveted on his presence behind the camera--notably in several close-cropped portraits of Somali women taken on a return visit to Kenya in 2000, where the photographer is reflected in the women's eyes.
Having subsequently developed the distinction between Sinn (a modality of noematic meaning that belongs to all acts) and Bedeutung (which pertains exclusively to linguistic meaning), Husserl now argues that what is emptily meant in perceptual acts--for instance, the back side of a perceived barn--is not signitively given.
Ultimately they both concede and chatter emptily about the approaching harsh weather.