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Synonyms for blankness

total lack of ideas, meaning, or substance

a desolate sense of loss

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the state of being blank

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I was actually going, 'I can't do it' and he'd look at me with absolute blankness and I'd be like, 'I can't, I'm not a soldier' and then it was only when I stopped whinging that I thought, 'OK maybe I'm starting to think like a soldier'.
The blankness is further mitigated by the addition of a pavilion on the Warstone Lane frontage.
But the blankness to Claire's history also reflects the point of the film: We don't see the wounds people are carrying around, even in the broad daylight of the California sun.
Yano said that Hello Kitty's charm is her unreadable features or the blankness of her design due to the fact that she does not have a mouth.
a brick wall under a blue sky--seemingly fading into the surface, which, however, is pocked with small ruptures of frayed canvas--brings an eventfulness of incident and detail to the ostensible blankness of the idea of staring at a wall; the hermit's television is the world as mirror of the self.
There is no blankness between the lines of the circles.
In the Paris vellum copy of Aldo's January 1515 Lucretius, blocks of type from the first quire, * , print blind in q, the last--consult a map of this Blankness Legible by lining the gutter edges of this page and the next--as if, by contrast, 31n the cnoc mill be the beginning.
The blankness was a backlash against what Margiela felt was the over-branding of fashion designers' names in the 1980s and '90s.
But his fingers remembered the chords, and the filial cast of his band, which included two sons and a daughter (all from his fourth wife), seemed a real comfort to a man who in his most lucid moments must see premonitions of blackness and blankness.
Addiction to depression--the most acceptable way of living out a female existence, since the depressed cannot be held responsible, doctors will prescribe us pills, alcohol offer its blanket of blankness.
On display is a grid dating from 1962 constructed from balls of cotton wool; its blankness as a material clearly appealed to the artist.
Onwezor notes how the blankness of the backdrop gives the images "the quality of infinite depth" (p.
So at the very least, it's nice to see bustle taking over from the blankness.
Ballard's character Jim in Empire of the Sun who says the white radiance which fills the sky from a distant nuclear explosion is "like God taking a photograph;" (37) and of the blankness and cloudings of sightless eyes, of vision occluded.