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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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It was a regular Saturday morning me and my mom were discussing pathetic Chicken egg idea by PM I was laughing at vacuous business plan whist l mom was somehow in a favour of the fact that something is better than nothing for people who are living below the poverty line to generate income!
Secondly, does he really think Corbyn would have received anything other than the usual vacuous response from Theresa May?
The party ended, everyone removed the Grolsch bottle tops from their shoes (what were we thinking?) and tried to forget the vacuous, vain Bros songs of the 80s.
Though judicial activism in Pakistan is at its peak in the current situation, however, the way the judiciary is in such a haste to set state matters right without getting its own house in order, makes the pumped-up activism a vacuous exercise.
Until then, kindly keep your vacuous prejudices to yourself Rachel Clarke, a palliative care doctor, rebukes President Trump for describing the NHS as "broke" and "not working" People do seem to stay young in this profession - there's something rejuvenating about it.
Until then, kindly keep your vacuous prejudices to yourself" Dr Rachel Clarke on President Trump.
And in this vacuous world where many girls can't go a day without posting a pouting selfie or two on social media, can't we just let them be kids for as long as possible?
It's vain, vacuous and ridiculous yet strangely compelling.
THE NEIGHBOUR (18) HH HHH A MILDLY intriguing opening soon gives way to a splatterfest big on gore but light on imagination in this vicious, but vacuous, horror.
The MLB All-Star selection show is a terrifically boring exercise in barely-feigned shock and some of the more vacuous interviews ever conducted.
The suggestion that an entire exegetical work is "vacuous," and that it is not what it claims to be strikes me as requiring more substantial evidence than what Yadin-Israel provides.
NB: Perhaps intellectuals like Williams are so used to engaging in fluffy, vacuous complexities that they are unable to grasp the simple notion of freedom of speech.