Translation of emptiness in Spanish:

emptiness

desolación, n.

Pronunciation /ˈɛm(p)tinəs//ˈɛm(p)tɪnəs/

noun

  • 1

    (of landscape, region)
    desolación feminine
    the vast emptiness of space el inmenso vacío del espacio
    • As you dug you could see the dirt actively change places with the emptiness.
    • The emptiness of the rooms was disturbing.
    • Parts of the paint surface are often blank, using the emptiness of the underlying texture to generate a sense of the Tao.
    • I felt an emptiness inside me, all my energy drained.
    • On my left, there are several yards of emptiness, then trees.
    • Now, with much of the rubble cleared, its vast emptiness reveals the horrible dimensions of the December tragedy.
    • Nora, however, had not intended to swap the isolation of north-east Scotland for the vast emptiness of the Canadian prairie.
    • The streets are deserted, their emptiness emphasized by the lonely sound of the wind.
    • The quiet emptiness of the town in contrast to the mad rush of the falls creates an almost zen-garden sense of contemplation.
    • Beyond, there was no vegetation, no twigs, no stones, no tracks - total emptiness.
    • While the physical emptiness remains, the memories and the love also remain.
    • Russia's collapsing birth rate feeds fears that Siberia's emptiness will be infiltrated from the teeming nations to the south.
    • For most people it is too hot in the summer, too cold in the winter, too austere in its emptiness, too far from port, too tough on the spirit.
    • You also cannot say that the emptiness in one container was different from the emptiness in another.
    • Still, Canada's vast, frozen emptiness offers a unique playground for Mars-gazing scientists.
    • The emptiness in the sky can spread.
    • A cutting silence gives an eerie feel of emptiness.
    • There is a wedge of Yorkshire Dales emptiness to explore.
    • It is this eerie emptiness that Lucier's camera records.
    • Bitter, icy emptiness greeted him where Juliana's essence should've been.
  • 2

    (meaninglessness)
    lo vacío
    vacuidad feminine formal
    a feeling of emptiness una sensación de vacío
    • In our constant search for happiness in the west, we fill our emptiness with possessions.
    • Philosophers wrote about the absurdity and emptiness of human existence in the extraneous Universe.
    • Then and only then will we take back control over the market forces that are the cause of our increasing emptiness and anxiety.
    • We lived in emptiness, not working or studying.
    • Emptiness washed over me from time to time, immersion in work only masked my inner sadness.
    • We understand that we are not what we think we are, that there is emptiness beneath our projection.
    • When you act to impress others, you feel the emptiness inside.
    • His tossing a TV off a hotel balcony is a staged prank that inadvertently exposes the emptiness of the act.
    • The emptiness that I had been trying to fill was replaced with fulfillment in Jesus.
    • This should have triggered a warning to my feeble little mind, yet the emptiness remained unnoticed.
    • Celebration and thankfulness matter, but should not push out real feelings of emptiness when we lose someone.
    • Therefore, trying to fill our emptiness with anything other than spiritual pursuits is like trying to plug a round hole with a square cork.
    • I sometimes experienced an inner emptiness that I prayed God would help fill.
    • Even the beautiful Angelica cannot take his mind away from this emptiness.
    • We forget spaces, our own emptiness, to construct places that tell exciting stories about who we are.
    • It is graphic, depressing and leaves the audience with an overriding feeling of emptiness.
    • It says so much about the emptiness of modern life that there has been so little discussion of the key problems confronting our nation.
    • The expression then was priceless, something between defeat and misery, between loss and emptiness.
    • He has "mastered the art of saying nothing" with his excessive use of platitudes of emptiness that reinforce mistaken ideas.
    • On the one hand, there is loss and anxiety in the face of annihilation, stemming from emptiness and a sense of guilt.
    • We're shown a life full of emptiness: the reject of a world of suburban conformity, bulk food and consumer gratification.
    • As I closed the door behind me I was struck by the silence that filled my hallway and the emptiness that filled my life.
    • To my enjoyment, he made no more explanation, so I let him stew in the emptiness of the verbal vacuum he created.
    • Sacks adds to this the decadence and emptiness of our culture, especially when exported and transmitted by television.
    • To appreciate what came next, one must be aware of the emptiness in our understanding of inheritance at that time.
    • This is music that perfectly captures the surreal emptiness of everyday life in a digital world.
    • His frown indicates his own personal dissatisfaction and emptiness.
    • The apparent intensity of this backlash masks the real emptiness of such complaints.
    • This important essence addresses existential feelings of loss and emptiness.
    • Obtuse terminology squashes out the real words, leaving you with a strange sense of emptiness.
    • These stories, ranging in length from a few pages to a paragraph to a sentence, convey a sense of emptiness.
    • They made plans for the next day and upon hanging up the phone, the emptiness began to consume her.
    • For the European, loneliness is emptiness, alienation from society and tradition.
    • His method is to play with advertising language in such a way as to show its emptiness in any discussion of poetry.