toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

devoid
used in War and Peace

2 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
completely without (lacking)
  • Several of those present smiled at Zherkov's words, expecting one of his usual jokes, but noticing that what he was saying redounded to the glory of our arms and of the day's work, they assumed a serious expression, though many of them knew that what he was saying was a lie devoid of any foundation.
    Book Two — 1805 (97% in)
  • 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.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (96% in)

There are no more uses of "devoid" in War and Peace.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®