verb (used with object)
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
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This is comedy based on a cold humor, detached, euphemistic, devoid of any generosity.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Yes, it was a fairly disappointing year in music—one devoid of Goth teen prodigies, Yeezy, and galvanizing rock anthems.The 14 Best Songs of 2014: Bobby Shmurda, Future Islands, Drake, and More|Marlow Stern|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is refreshingly—to this reader, at least—devoid of phrases like “a new study shows” or “data now support.”
Many US embassies are built like prisons, devoid of character.
If this is institutional racism, then the term is devoid of meaning.Standardized Tests Aren’t Racist: How Brown Kids Can Ace the Test to Get Into New York’s Stuyvesant|John McWhorter|June 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Is the scoundrel so devoid of devices that he has to go back on an old exploded villany?Sir Brook Fossbrooke, Volume II.|Charles James Lever
The Falls of St. Anthony are not very imposing, although not devoid of beauty.Diary in America, Series One|Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
The so-called Palolithic implements were not devoid of edges.Ancient Man in Britain|Donald A. (Donald Alexander) Mackenzie
They are the record of a stubborn, prejudiced, well-trained musician and well-read man, one who was not devoid of irony.Old Fogy|James Huneker
Free from struggles with adversity, and devoid of public or stirring incidents, the story of Browning's life is soon told.Browning's Shorter Poems|Robert Browning