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HashSet isEmpty() Method in Java

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  • Last Updated : 26 Nov, 2018
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The Java.util.HashSet.isEmpty() method is used to check if a HashSet is empty or not. It returns True if the HashSet is empty otherwise it returns False.



Parameters: This method does not take any parameter

Return Value: The function returns True if the set is empty else returns False.

Below program illustrate the Java.util.HashSet.isEmpty() method:

// Java code to illustrate contains()
import java.util.HashSet;
public class HashSetDemo {
    public static void main(String args[])
        // Creating an empty HashSet
        HashSet<String> set = new HashSet<String>();
        // Use add() method to add elements into the Set
        // Displaying the HashSet
        System.out.println("HashSet: " + set);
        // Check for the empty set
        System.out.println("Is the set empty: " + set.isEmpty());
        // Clearing the set using clear() method
        // Again Checking for the empty set
        System.out.println("Is the set empty: " + set.isEmpty());


HashSet: [4, Geeks, Welcome, To]
Is the set empty: false
Is the set empty: true
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