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Synonyms for devoid

lacking in


  • lacking in
  • without
  • free from
  • wanting in
  • sans
  • bereft of
  • empty of
  • deficient in
  • denuded of
  • barren of

Synonyms for devoid

not having a desirable element

Synonyms for devoid

completely wanting or lacking

References in classic literature ?
I say this brother present here among us is devoid of parents, devoid of relations, devoid of flocks and herds, devoid of gold, of silver, and of precious stones because he is devoid of the light that shines in upon some of us.
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.
His long life was devoid of external incident; he was long a newspaper writer and afterward literary reader for a publishing house; he spent his later years quietly in Surrey, enjoying the friendship of Swinburne and other men of letters.
On the other hand his verse is generally altogether devoid of the finer qualities of poetry.
When a man falls from a precipice or slips on a piece of orange peel, his body behaves as if it were devoid of life.
They jeered and sounded mournful notes without promise, devoid even of hope.
It was a close, sultry day: devoid of sunshine, but with a sky too dappled and hazy to threaten rain: and our place of meeting had been fixed at the guide-stone, by the cross-roads.
For as they have no pretensions to an angle, being inferior in this respect to the very lowest of the Isosceles, they are consequently wholly devoid of brain-power, and have neither reflection, judgment nor forethought, and hardly any memory.
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.
A statement published on Lazio's official website read: "In reference to statements attributed to president Claudio Lotito regarding the alleged sale of Felipe Anderson, Lazio can confirm they are devoid of any foundation.
A man devoid of wealth isn't necessarily destitute, but a man devoid of learning is
Prior Information Notice: Recruitment of telecommunications services for the dissemination of digital tv channels, in open rtve exploited by the corporation and by the concession television service statewide in areas devoid of digital television coverage in the autonomous community of andalusia.
Without the Bar, the constitution will be just an instrument devoid of power, devoid of meaning and indeed devoid of life.
CDATA[ Another dangerous ramification of the Judea/Samaria construction freeze: A Gush Etzion highway will continue to be devoid of phone communication.