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 Meanings and Examples of DEVOID
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 a.  completely lacking; barren or empty
Classic Sentence: (22 in 2 pages)
1  The County had been devoid of any entertainment or social life ever since the Troop had gone away to war.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VII
2  Scarlett thought of Will, lank, unimpressive, mild, eternally chewing a straw, his whole appearance deceptively devoid of energy, like that of most Crackers.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XL
3  Before that time, she knew, a hundred generations of Carols will aspire and go down in tragedy devoid of palls and solemn chanting, the humdrum inevitable tragedy of struggle against inertia.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIX
4  They jeered and sounded mournful notes without promise, devoid even of hope.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XVII
5  She herself was almost devoid of coquetry.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XXIII
6  And being devoid of ambition, and striving not toward accomplishment, she drew satisfaction from the work in itself.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XXV
7  The law regards him, in every respect, as devoid of rights as a bale of merchandise.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIX
8  Miss Baker and I exchanged a short glance consciously devoid of meaning.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 1
9  It was his genuine impulse to adore the truth, and to reckon all things shadow-like, and utterly devoid of weight or value, that had not its divine essence as the life within their life.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Context  Highlight   In XI. THE INTERIOR OF A HEART
10  The rugged eloquence with which he spoke, was not devoid of all effect.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
11  Although what Metrov was saying was by now utterly devoid of interest for him, he yet experienced a certain satisfaction in listening to him.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 7: Chapter 3
12  other people were always something of a wonder to her, and when her sympathy was awakened she was quite devoid of class feeling.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 3
13  The case has, in some respects, been not entirely devoid of interest.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
14  The face which she turned towards us was of the strangest livid tint, and the features were absolutely devoid of any expression.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In III. The Adventure of The Yellow Face
15  The case is not entirely devoid of interest.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Example Sentence:
1  Rawls's representative agent is portrayed as a disembodied party devoid of any substantive human characteristics except rationality.
2  The article is devoid of substantial matter.
3  You may think her mind is a total void, but she's actually not devoid of intelligence. She just sounds like an airhead.