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Definition of Devoid

Devoid

  1. To empty out; to remove.
  2. Void; empty; vacant.
  3. Destitute; not in possession; -- with of; as, devoid of sense; devoid of pity or of pride.

Devoid Quotations

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.

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

Those who have come into Formula One without experiencing cars devoid of electronic aids will find it tough. To control 800 horse power relying just on arm muscles and foot sensitivity can turn out to be a dangerous exercise.
Michael Schumacher

Modernism has a reputation for being a forbidding phenomenon: its visual arts disconcertingly non-representational, its literary efforts devoid of the consolations of plot and character - even its films, it's argued, fall well short of that true desideratum: entertainment.
Will Self

There is nothing more tragic than to find an individual bogged down in the length of life, devoid of breadth.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Devoid Translations

devoid in German is ohne, leer
devoid in Hungarian is mentes
devoid in Italian is vuoto
devoid in Norwegian is fri, blottet for
devoid in Spanish is vacio, desprovisto
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