Definition of empty
(of words or a gesture) lacking meaning or sincerity.
a container (especially a bottle or glass) left empty of its contents.
He pointed to a yellow plastic crate with the empties neatly stacked among full bottles.
containing nothing; not filled or occupied.
She pawed at my leg, telling me that her food bowl was empty and she was hungry.
having no value or purpose.
It seems to work just fine, doesn't it, your ability to drown your emotions in empty sexual encounters.
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Example of empty
A principled stand in defence of the human rights of children is not an empty gesture.
an empty house
And what a relentlessly dull, completely empty experience it tends to be.
And, of course, conferences are generally held at an offpeak time of the year when there are plenty of empty beds to fill.
Another former detainee was released with no money or food and spent yesterday alone and hungry in his empty accommodation.
Before he could answer, the waitress came over and filled their empty cups with coffee.
Black holes are almost completely empty space that is forever cut off from our own Universe.
He fills long days and empty nights by creating a fiddle, and frees his thoughts as he liberates the fiddle from the wood.
he spotted an empty table