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vacant (adj.)

c. 1300, "not filled, held, or occupied," from Old French vacant "idle, unoccupied" (of an office, etc.), from Latin vacantem (nominative vacans), "empty, unoccupied," present participle of vacare "be empty" (from PIE *wak-, extended form of root *eue- "to leave, abandon, give out"). Meaning "characterized by absence of mental occupation" is from 1570s. Related: Vacantly.

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Definitions of vacant from WordNet

vacant (adj.)
void of intelligence or thought;
a vacant mind
vacant (adj.)
without an occupant or incumbent;
the throne is never vacant
From wordnet.princeton.edu