DEVOID's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of devoid
Definition:
a. completely lacking; barren or empty
Example:
You may think her mind is a total void, but she's actually not devoid of intelligence. She just sounds like an airhead.
Sentence in Classic:
She knew that in politics, in philosophy, in theology, Alexey Alexandrovitch often had doubts, and made investigations; but on questions of art and poetry, and, above all, of music, of which he was totally devoid of understanding, he had the most distinct and decided opinions.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Alexey Alexandrovitch, like Lidia Ivanovna indeed, and others who shared their views, was completely devoid of vividness of imagination, that spiritual faculty in virtue of which the conceptions evoked by the imagination become so vivid that they must needs be in harmony with other conceptions, and with actual fact.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
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
In the same way we can never imagine the action of a man quite devoid of freedom and entirely subject to the law of inevitability.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Evidently he had overheard the whole conversation, for he grinned up at her as maliciously as a tomcat, and again his eyes went over her, in a gaze totally devoid of the deference she was accustomed to.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
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
And being devoid of ambition, and striving not toward accomplishment, she drew satisfaction from the work in itself.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin Context
Now, I cannot for one instant believe you so devoid of gallantry as to refuse a lady your escort when she even condescends to ask you for it.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
As Heyward, however, no longer expected that rescue which time and distance now rendered so improbable, he regarded these little peculiarities with an eye devoid of interest, devoting himself entirely to the comfort and condolence of his feebler companions.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
I began to doubt whether he were a servant or not: his dress and speech were both rude, entirely devoid of the superiority observable in Mr.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte Context