- The definition of devoid is lacking or without.
An example of devoid is a desert having no water.
A room devoid of furniture.
devoid definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Middle English origin, originally past participle of devoiden, to put away ; from Old French desvuidier ; from des- (L dis-), from plush vuidier: see void
devoid definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Middle English, past participle of devoiden, to remove, eliminate, from Old French desvoidier : des-, de- + voidier, to empty (from voide, empty; see void).