Meaning of devoid in English
Definitions1. completely lacking
- « We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies. » Martin Luther King, Jr.
- « A person cannot love a plant after he has pruned it, then he has either done a poor job or is devoid of emotion. » Liberty Hyde Bailey
- « A person however learned and qualified in his life's work in whom gratitude is absent, is devoid of that beauty of character which makes personality fragrant. » Hazrat Inayat Khan
- « Fear of death makes us devoid both of valour and religion. For want of valour is want of religious faith. » Mahatma Gandhi
- « We establish no religion in this country, nor will we ever. But we poison our society when we remove its theological underpinnings. We court corruption when we leave society devoid of belief. » Jeff Miller