adverb see vacuous

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  • vacuously — vacuous ► ADJECTIVE ▪ showing a lack of thought or intelligence. DERIVATIVES vacuity noun vacuously adverb vacuousness noun. ORIGIN Latin vacuus empty …   English terms dictionary

  • vacuously — See vacuous. * * * …   Universalium

  • vacuously — adverb in a vacuous manner, lacking thought …   Wiktionary

  • vacuously — adv. vacantly; in a meaningless manner; without content; idly, without occupation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vacuously — vac·u·ous·ly …   English syllables

  • vacuously — adverb in a vacuous manner • Derived from adjective: ↑vacuous …   Useful english dictionary

  • vacuous — vacuously, adv. vacuousness, n. /vak yooh euhs/, adj. 1. without contents; empty: the vacuous air. 2. lacking in ideas or intelligence: a vacuous mind. 3. expressing or characterized by a lack of ideas or intelligence; inane; stupid: a vacuous… …   Universalium

  • Vacuous truth — A vacuous truth is a truth that is devoid of content because it asserts something about all members of a class that is empty or because it says If A then B when in fact A is false. For example, the statement all cell phones in the room are turned …   Wikipedia

  • Controlled grammar — Controlled grammars[1] are a class of grammars that extend, usually, the context free grammars with additional controls on the derivations of a sentence in the language. A number of different kinds of controlled grammars exist, the four main… …   Wikipedia

  • Counterfactual conditional — For other uses, see Counterfactual (disambiguation). A counterfactual conditional, subjunctive conditional, or remote conditional, abbreviated cf, is a conditional (or if then ) statement indicating what would be the case if its antecedent were… …   Wikipedia

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