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Meaning of "vacantly" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF VACANTLY

vacantly  [ˈveɪkəntlɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF VACANTLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Vacantly is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES VACANTLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of vacantly in the English dictionary

The definition of vacantly in the dictionary is in a manner suggesting lack of thought or intelligent awareness.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH VACANTLY


apparently
əˈpærəntlɪ
consequently
ˈkɒnsɪkwəntlɪ
consistently
kənˈsɪstəntlɪ
constantly
ˈkɒnstəntlɪ
conveniently
kənˈviːnɪəntlɪ
currently
ˈkʌrəntlɪ
differently
ˈdɪfrəntlɪ
efficiently
ɪˈfɪʃ əntlɪ
frequently
ˈfriːkwəntlɪ
importantly
ɪmˈpɔːtəntlɪ
independently
ˌɪndɪˈpɛndəntlɪ
insignificantly
ˌɪnsɪɡˈnɪfɪkəntlɪ
instantly
ˈɪnstəntlɪ
peccantly
ˈpɛkəntlɪ
permanently
ˈpɜːmənəntlɪ
piquantly
ˈpiːkəntlɪ
recently
ˈriːsəntlɪ
secantly
ˈsiːkəntlɪ
significantly
sɪɡˈnɪfɪkəntlɪ
subsequently
ˈsʌbsɪkwəntlɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE VACANTLY

vac
vacance
vacancies
vacancy
vacant
vacant lot
vacant possession
vacantness
vacatable
vacate
vacation
vacation course
vacation pay
vacation trip
vacation work
vacationer
vacationist
vacationland
vacationless
vacatur

WORDS THAT END LIKE VACANTLY

abundantly
blatantly
brilliantly
concomitantly
consonantly
defiantly
dominantly
elegantly
exorbitantly
exuberantly
flagrantly
flamboyantly
gently
incessantly
pleasantly
predominantly
radiantly
recreantly
redundantly
reluctantly
vigilantly

Synonyms and antonyms of vacantly in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «vacantly» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF VACANTLY

Find out the translation of vacantly to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of vacantly from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «vacantly» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

迷迷
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ausente
570 millions of speakers

English

vacantly
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

उदासीनता से
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تافه
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

бессмысленно
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

vagamente
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অন্যমনস্কভাবে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

vacantly
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kosong
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

abwesend
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ぼんやり
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

멍하니
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kosong
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bỏ không
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இன்றி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

रिक्त
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

boş boş
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

vacantly
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

bezmyślnie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

безглуздо
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

vacantly
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ανέκφραστη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verstrooidig
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

slött
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

vacantly
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of vacantly

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «VACANTLY»

The term «vacantly» is regularly used and occupies the 92.716 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «VACANTLY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about vacantly

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «VACANTLY»

Discover the use of vacantly in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to vacantly and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Bash_ and the Dao: The Zhuangzi and the Transformation of Haikai
Not only seeing no self, Vacantly and far away, he loses the self:74 The self transforms with the bamboos, Endlessly creating pure novelty. Since Zhuangzi is no longer in this world, Who understands such spiritual concentration?75 As we ...
Peipei Qiu, 2005
2
Fruit: A Legend of Transformation
A few moments later, both officers would vacantly get into their cars, vacantly drive home to stare vacantly at their televisions, and only vacantly answer their wives. They had both drained themselves entirely of any thought and emotion for the ...
C. J. Condon, 2000
3
The Woman Who Rode Away and Other Stories
She twisted and lay inert and crumpled, staring vacantly in front of her. Vacantly! Vacantly! And her eyes were staring almost into a hole. 10 She was staring in it unseeing, a hole going down in the corner, from the lead gutter. It meant nothing  ...
D. H. Lawrence, Dieter Mehl, Christa Jansohn, 2002
4
The Dialect of Craven in the West-Riding of the Country of ...
GAUKY, Asimpleton, staring vacantly. TEUT. gauch GOWKY, stultus. SwE. gack. - - GAUM, To know, to comprehend, to distinguish. Maaso. G. gaum-gan. GERM. gafl'en. Sw. gapa. BELG. gaapen. IsL. yapa. It signifies also attention to ...
Mark-William Carr, 1828
5
Delphi Complete Works of D.H. Lawrence (Illustrated)
She twisted and lay inert and crumpled, staring vacantly in front ofher. Vacantly! Vacantly! And her eyes were staringalmost into ahole.Shewas staring in itunseeing, a holegoing down in the corner, from thelead gutter. It meant nothing toher.
D.H. Lawrence, 2013
6
Sealed with a Kiss
What shall I do; My love for him Is vacantly . . . clear? VENUS HEARD ME SING © 2006Jean Elizabeth Ward From my “OldMan” Collection Venus heard me sing a song, And I sang it all night long, I will be true to you, to you, I will be true to you.
Jean Elizabeth Ward, 2009
7
The Dialect of Craven: In the West-Riding of the County of York
GAUKY, 1 A simpleton, staring vacantly. Teut. gauch GOWKY, j stultus. Swe. gack . GAUM, To know, to comprehend, to distinguish. M/eso. G. gaum-gan. Germ. gaffen. Sw. gapa. Belo. gaapen. 1st,. yapa. It signifies also attention to conversation ...
William Carr, 1828
8
An Audition Handbook of Great Speeches
One, the traditional, has Nina in and out of touch with reality: stopping a rational thought, she evidences distraction in a sort of Ophelia-like way, her mind vacantly latched on to a past experience that has affected her whole life. Then she ...
‎1990
9
Delphi Works of D.H. Lawrence (Illustrated)
Andagain she looked at him vacantly “What doyou think?” hesaid. wide eyes. For answer, she onlylooked at him with “Perhaps you would rather decide later.” “No, ” she said.“No. It's nouse deciding later.” The lawyer watched herwith curious ...
D.H. Lawrence, 2013
10
The Virgin and the Gipsy and Other Stories
Vacantly! Vacantly! And her eyes were staring almost into a hole. She was staring into it unseeing, a hole going down in the corner from the lead gutter. It meant nothing to her. Only it frightened her a little more. When suddenly out of the hole ...
D. H. Lawrence, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «VACANTLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term vacantly is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Jobs-for-pals scandal over principal's post (again)
She said once she challenged the panel members, they “stared vacantly at me looking guilty.” “The whole process was laughable,” said Doko. “I castigated them ... «News24, Aug 15»
2
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Associate choreographer Kimi Okada's “I look vacantly at the Pacific … though regret” comes from 2011 and deals with the inevitable cross-cultural quandaries. «SFGate, Jul 15»
3
I Want My Kid To Read, So I'm Feeding My iPad To A Shark
... reading has increasingly felt like just another occasion to stare vacantly at a screen. More importantly, that's what it looks like to my 4-year-old daughter, who, ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
4
This Video About Sad Desk Lunches Is So Real it Hurts
No really — as an upbeat narrator explains why you should eat a "limp salad while gazing vacantly at a HuffPo article," you reevaluate everything about your ... «Cosmopolitan.com, Jul 15»
5
Device Detection and the future of website optimization
If you're like the vast majority of businesses out there, then you probably either just shrugged your shoulders or stared vacantly at your ever growing 'to-do list' ... «The Drum, Jul 15»
6
Toddler who died from horrific head injuries was 'shaken' or 'swung …
Mr Smith said: "He was sat on a man's lap, wearing just a nappy and staring straight ahead vacantly. "His heart rate was low and his blood pressure was raised. «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
7
Turkey mine disaster: Raw anger in Soma a year on
At times she stares vacantly into the distance, at others she mutters under her breath, barely audible. As she clutches the photograph of her twin sons, Sevim ... «BBC News, May 15»
8
The power of a Pulitzer is in the light it shines
It wasn't a hearing. It was a bunch of lawyers milling about a courtroom while a judge examined papers, and defendants and spectators looked on vacantly from ... «Houston Chronicle, Apr 15»
9
Beyond the Reach: Deadly, desert-set game of cat and mouse …
... slick financier and trophy hunter named Horton Madec – of course he does – who hires a hunky, heartbroken young guide named Ben (played vacantly by ... «The Globe and Mail, Apr 15»
10
Toddler has heart surgery, suffers stroke
Last week as Taranaki father Craig Fraser cradled Keara, she sat limp in his arms, drooling and staring vacantly into space. It was a far cry from his happy and ... «Taranaki Daily News, Feb 15»

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