1. not possessing, untouched by, void, or destitute.
2. absence of.
3. to deplete or strip of some quality or substance.
Etymology: from Old French devoider, from des-, “out, away” + voider, "to empty," from voide, “empty”, from Old French vuide, from Vulgar Latin vocītus (unattested), from Latin vacuus, “empty” from vacāre, “to be empty”.
careers to consider when I finish uni:
- girl in 1960s Paris with winged eyeliner and a fringe who sits in cafes and bars and drinks sherry
- WWII war nurse
- muse for a late 19th century artist
- archaeologist in the 30s
- background character in a Wodehouse story
- incorporeal sense of vague dissatisfaction