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English definition of “emptiness”

emptiness

noun [U] uk   /ˈemp.ti.nəs/ us  

emptiness noun [U] (EMPTY SPACE)

empty space: He gazed out over the emptiness of the moors.

emptiness noun [U] (NOT SINCERE)

the fact of not being sincere or having no real meaning: the emptiness of these political gestures

emptiness noun [U] (SAD FEELING)

a sad feeling of having no emotion or purpose: I was left with a horrible feeling of emptiness.
(Definition of emptiness from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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