emptier emptier  /ˈɛmpti ər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a container that has been emptied
  2. (v) make void or empty of contents
  3. (v) become empty or void of its content
  4. (v) leave behind empty; move out of
  5. (v) remove
  6. (v) excrete or discharge from the body
  7. (adj) holding or containing nothing
  8. (adj) devoid of significance or point
  9. (adj) needing nourishment
  10. (adj) emptied of emotion

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Usage(s):

  1. In consequence, scheduled lines began flying emptier and emptier planes.
  2. The queues are longer, the faces are longer, the shelves are barer, the shops are emptier.
  3. That area, however, always seems emptier than the rest of the store.

News

  • Hesperia council approves budget

    HESPERIA The Gateway City to the High Desert will have an emptier wallet as it enters the new fiscal year, but there's no panic at City Hall. The Hesperia City Council unanimously approved its 2013-14 budget during Tuesday night's meeting and revealed an expected 14 percent decrease in...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Victorville Daily Press

Quotes

  1. Jourgensen said "I am in total shock. The world of music is a sadder, emptier place. Not only was Raven an extraordinary talent, but one of my closest dearest friends. Our condolences and prayers go to his immediate family. He will be truly missed...
    on Oct 21, 2007 By: Al Jourgensen Source: Undercover HD

  2. Charles added: "The world will seem an emptier place without him and without his generosity of spirit. Our hearts go out to the Italian people at such a sad time."
    on Sep 7, 2007 By: Prince Charles Source: Glasgow Daily Record

  3. "In our current universe, the entropy is growing and the universe is expanding and becoming emptier," Carroll said.
    on Oct 27, 2004 By: Sean Carroll Source: Science Daily (press release)

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