Definition of vacuously in English:

vacuously

adverb

  • See vacuous

    • ‘It is has a strange otherworldly and mythical quality to it, like a cinematic dream and the result is not vacuously uplifting but powerfully moving.’
    • ‘She was intelligent and coherent and not the least bit cosy or vacuously spiritual.’
    • ‘It provides us no cover to assert vacuously that we are doing what the Supreme Court commands.’
    • ‘Instead of thumping out his reply, he'll stare vacuously at the board for a while.’
    • ‘Your statement is probably vacuously true.’

Pronunciation

vacuously

/ˈvakyo͞oəslē//ˈvækjuəsli/