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noun, noun, used as a prefix, outdated kanji

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English Meaning(s) for 虚

  1. sky; the air; the heavens
  2. weather
  3. far-off place; distant place
  4. state of mind; feeling (often as 〜空もない)
  5. (from) memory; (by) heart (usu. as 空で)
  6. falsehood; lie
noun, used as a prefix
  1. somehow; vaguely (before an adjective)
  2. fake (before a noun or a verb)

Definition and Synonyms for 虚

Prefabrication the manufacture of sections of a building at the factory so they can be easily and rapidly assembled at the building site
Synonyms: , , ,
Empty holding or containing nothing
Synonyms: ガラガラ, がらんどう, すっからかん, 無人, , , , がら空き, 空く, 空っぽ, 空虚, , 開く
Meaningless having no meaning or direction or purpose
Synonyms: 無意味, 無意義, , , ,
Sphere the apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected
Synonyms: スカイ, 一天, 上天, 九天, 大空, , , 天上, 天球, 天空, , , , ,
Air the region above the ground
Synonyms: , , , , 空中,
Hole a depression hollowed out of solid matter
Synonyms: , , , , 穴ぼこ, 穴隙, , , , 空洞, , , 虚ろ
Sky the atmosphere and outer space as viewed from the earth
Synonyms: スカイ, 大空, , , 天上, 天の原, 天空, 太虚, , , , , , 雲居
Vacuum an empty area or space
Synonyms: がらんどう, , , , 空白, 空虚,
Hole an unoccupied space
Synonyms: , , , , 穴ぼこ, 穴隙, , , , , , 虚ろ
Emptiness the state of containing nothing
Synonyms: がらんどう, エンプティー, 中空, , , , がら空き, 空っぽ, 空虚,
Hollowness the state of being hollow: having an empty space within
Synonyms: がらんどう, エンプティー, 中空, , , , 空き, 空く, 空っぽ, 空虚, , 開く
Vacuum the absence of matter
Synonyms: 明所, , , , 空所, 空白, 空虚, ,
Prevarication a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth
Synonyms: うそ, かわうそ, 不実, , , 偽り, 偽る, 偽言, 偽り言, , 嘘偽り, 妄言, 妄語, 欺く, , 空言, 空音, , , 虚偽, 虚言, 虚誕, 虚語, 虚辞, 詐偽, 譎詐, 造言
Falsity the state of being false or untrue
Synonyms: うそ, かわうそ, , , , 嘘偽り, , , , 虚偽, 虚妄

Meanings for each kanji in 虚

» void; emptiness; unpreparedness; crack; fissure; untruth

Categories 虚 is a member of

Manufacture the act of making something (a product) from raw materials
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Part the extended spatial location of something
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Surface the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object
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Atmosphere the envelope of gases surrounding any celestial body
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Natural Depression a sunken or depressed geological formation
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Space an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things)
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Condition a state at a particular time
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Emptiness the state of containing nothing
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Irreality the state of being insubstantial or imaginary
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Falsity a false statement
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