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vacant expression/look/stare etc

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishvacant expression/look/stare etcvacant expression/look/stare etcwrittenTHINK ABOUT# an expression that shows that someone does not seem to be thinking about anything He gazed at me with vacant eyes. vacant
Examples from the Corpus
vacant expression/look/stare etcEyes downcast; baby lips pulled into a frown; dull, vacant stare.Brittany, the blond cheerleader, has a vacant stare and huge eyelashes.But an oddly vacant look had come over Cinzia's features.However, just behind the vacant expression he offered me, I detected fear.He was looking round with a vacant look on his face and I was frightened.He was a bright-eyed boy, thin and fair, with a vacant expression that often gave way to shrill laughter.The maid's vacant expression was replaced momentarily by one of greedy expectation - shortly followed by disappointment.
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