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I know the obvious answer is [I]sin[/I, ]but the dictionary has a direct translation of devoid as desprovista. Would desprovista de be something you would hear in Spanish?
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Yes, it is a register somewhat literary, but it is not uncommon.

Here are a couple of examples, just using Google,

El huracán María azotó Puerto Rico con tal fuerza que dejó a la isla completamente desprovista de energía, amenazando con causar pérdidas ...

Durante los siglos XII y XIII se crea la iglesia, que conserva su aspecto primitivo desprovista de ornamentación,


Exposición fotográfica que aborda la situación precaria en que se encuentra la población desprovista de vivienda y techo, en su gran mayoría ...

No dirás que estoy desprovisto de ejemplos... ;-)
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