Definition of devoid adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//dɪˈvɔɪd//
; NAmE NAmE//dɪˈvɔɪd//
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devoid of something completely lacking in something The letter was devoid of warmth and feeling. The land is almost devoid of vegetation. Word Origin late Middle English: past participle of obsolete devoid ‘cast out’, from Old French devoidier.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: devoid