Shrink, grow, full and empty

vacuous
(adj)
VAC-yoo-ǝs
Meaning

1. devoid of ideas; worthless

1st Sample Sentence

1. His novels are enormously popular, but I find them vacuous.

2nd Meaning

2. stupid

2nd Sample Sentence

2. He's a vacuous clown without an idea in his head.

Root

vacuus (empty, unoccupied, devoid) (Latin)

Antonyms

replete

Mnemonics

vacuous can be seen as vacuum which means, a region empty of matter. Latin "vacuous" means empty; similar to vacuum

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