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  • r  in a vacant manner
    she was staring vacantly into the room

  • Then Holly's mother noticed that sometimes she seemed not to understand what was said to her; she gazed vacantly into space and occasionally picked up her luncheon sandwich and .
  • Correspondents left him slumped in his great chair, staring vacantly out the window at some deer which nibbled unconcerned in the former deer park of the last Chinese Emperor.
  • He withdrew further, cutting off his friends and family members, staring vacantly out the window, trying to recollect what the wind felt like blowing .
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  • Handicapping 101: How Much Information Is Too Much?
    During my first year of thoroughbred handicapping, I recall being at Belmont Park listening in awe as a fellow player enquired about wind conditions on his cell phone for the upcoming race at an out of town track. He went on to discuss a few other "involved" factors, eyes racing vacantly, before flying off to the windows as if his entire life depended upon it. When he returned, he was saying ...
    June 10, 2013 - Bleacher Report
Quotes

  • Bill Simmons in PennLive.com (blog)
    Simmons wrote in his running diary of the event that ESPN analyst Jeff Van Gundy, "clearly bored by the lack of excitement," could be seen "staring vacantly at [Stuart Scott] or Jon Barry after every one of their points."
  • David Pleat in Telegraph.co.uk
    They were crestfallen,said Pleat. "Staring vacantly, disbelief - the same emotions devoted supporters would show. For anyone to suggest the players don't care is an absolute travesty and a disgrace."

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