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devoid (adj) be without; lacking.
A person is devoid of common sense if they have no common sense. Shylock was merciless, so Shylock was devoid of mercy. The function was devoid of any sign of a celebration, that is, the function was quite simple without any atmosphere of a celebration.
- Devoid of all his former glory, the dethroned king in rags languished in the prison cell, with none even willing to talk to him.
- The terrorists were utterly devoid of any human feelings and killed two of the hostages, one of them a newly married young man on honeymoon.