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Definition of 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

There are bad people who would be less dangerous if they were quite devoid of goodness.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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

Our goal of poverty eradication and of inclusive growth that embraces the disadvantaged and marginalized sections of society can be achieved when our actions are guided by a social conscience and are not devoid of sensitivity.
Pratibha Patil
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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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