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vacuous

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishvacuousvac‧u‧ous /ˈvækjuəs/ adjective formal 🔊 🔊 STUPID/NOT INTELLIGENTshowing no intelligence or having no useful purpose 🔊 a vacuous expression 🔊 a vacuous romantic novel
Examples from the Corpus
vacuousSome kind of comparison outside the text or corpus is necessary, otherwise statements of frequency are vacuous.vacuous cocktail-party conversationIn a more reflective mood, the Marxist explanation turned out to be almost vacuous, in detail.Sure, he delivered a vacuous inaugural speech.Unfortunately, while superficially attractive, those context-independent truth criteria which have been suggested turn out to be vacuous or tautological.Far from being vacuous storytelling, myth in its true sense is a communion with the deepest truths of existence.
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