devoid collocations and examples

 UK /dɪˈvɔɪd/

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lacking something, especially a good quality


Adverbs frequently used with devoid
completely: completely, entirely, totally, utterlyI believe that people who are entirely devoid of imagination never can be really good gardeners.almost: almost, largely, practically, virtuallyThe first half of the game was largely devoid of excitement.
Nouns frequently used after devoid of
meaning or importance: content, meaning, merit, sense, significance, substanceHe talked in clichés, devoid of any real content.quality or emotion: character, emotion, excitement, humour, ideas, imagination, personalityThe new housing development is devoid of any distinctive character.life: lifeThe North Sea may become a desert, totally devoid of any life.
 
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