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vacuous

Logic maths (of an operator or expression) having no import; idle: in (x) (John is tall) the quantifier (x) is vacuous
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Levity aside, the answer reveals the pompousness and vacuity of each and every economic theory.
WHAT was most interesting about the article published under my name today, was the response from the SNP, which revealed the vacuity that lies at the heart of the party's policy capability, due to their collective intellect having been put into the deep freeze during the present cult of personality.
40-minute long advertisement is ostensibly a satire on the perceived vacuity and mindlessness of advertising agencies.
former poet laureate of the US Library of Congress), adds his two cents of safe - space vacuity.
As luck would have it, any boredom or vacuity felt during the show can be offset by Legend's tremendous backing band.
The barbs about the fashion world's vacuity and its bitchy players are delivered with panache and some humour.
She was famous for never suffering fools gladly, so it was perhaps but appropriate that, even in death, Miriam Defensor Santiago could shine a light on the state of the nation, as it remembers her life and times and her running commentary on the kind of incompetence and intellectual vacuity in government that she spent a lifetime battling, or at least holding up to ridicule.
The barbs about the fashion world's vacuity and its bitchy players are hardly new but they're delivered with panache and some humour, despite the director's over-reliance on strobe lights and a synth-heavy soundtrack.
In particular, the depiction of Sollers's "histrionic dandyism," "pathological boasting," and intellectual vacuity is devastating.
And John Humphrys, the veteran presenter of the flagship BBC Radio Four Today programme, felt the need to have his say in the Daily Mail inveighing against the vanity and vacuity of social media.
An illustration of the coalition's vacuity is that when Obama was talking about winning against Daesh, he was also talking about the need to develop a complete strategy for training the Iraqi forces.