noun, plural va·cu·i·ties.
- vacterl syndrome,
Origin of vacuity
Examples from the Web for vacuity
These are so good, that we must much lament the want of the rest; especially as I am aware of nothing to fill up the vacuity.
The rest of the world already knows his vacuity, his utter uselessness, his criminal decadence.Raemaekers' Cartoons|Louis Raemaekers
Had I reached the brink of the same precipice and been thrown headlong into that vacuity?Edgar Huntley|Charles Brockden Brown
No corner of any place can be empty; there can be no vacuity.Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions|John Donne
A look of dull disappointment struggled with the vacuity of his face.A Millionaire of Yesterday|E. Phillips Oppenheim
noun plural -ties
Word Origin for vacuity
late 14c., "hollow space," from Latin vacuitas "empty space, vacancy, freedom," from vacuus "empty" (see vacuum). Originally in anatomy. Meaning "vacancy of mind or thought" is attested from 1590s.