Definitions for "Emptiness"
The state of being empty; absence of contents; void space; vacuum; as, the emptiness of a vessel; emptiness of the stomach.
Want of solidity or substance; unsatisfactoriness; inability to satisfy desire; vacuity; hollowness; as, the emptiness of earthly glory.
Want of knowledge; lack of sense; vacuity of mind.
Keywords:  sunnata, dukkha, stress
sunnata stress* - dukkha
the quality of being valueless or futile; "he rejected the vanities of the world"
The inner state of openness and receptivity which is the essence of the term "poverty of spirit" is one in which the human heart is clear and unimpeded by the accumulation of possessions. Spiritual poverty or emptiness is the necessary state which precedes spiritual blessing.