from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. the state or quality of being hollow
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. State of being hollow.
- n. Insincerity; unsoundness; treachery.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being hollow; cavity; depression of surface; excavation.
- n. Emptiness; insincerity; deceitfulness; treachery.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the quality of not being open or truthful; deceitful or hypocritical
- n. the state of being hollow: having an empty space within
- n. the property of having a sunken area
"[E] ssentially, The Good German is a parallel universe version of Casablanca, which both makes the film interesting and ultimately lends it a certain hollowness," writes Drew Morton at Dr Mabuse's Kaleido-Scope.
The superficiality, the alienation, the escapism and the hollowness are a result of a steady bombardment of confusing and deadening messages designed to reduce us to passive consumers.
Medium-full bodied throughout, without any of that 'hollowness' that some Long Island reds present on the mid-palate, the tannins are medium strength and a bit angular right now.
Maybe others in the pueblo feel the same sense of frustration, a strange kind of hollowness and loss.
Interviewees include Pete Seeger and, understandably lamenting the "hollowness" of the American dream, Robert Meeropol, son of the Rosenbergs.
You looked at his backside and there was a kind of hollowness to it.
The main com channel, only moments before so busy with professional, businesslike voices, now echoed with a distant electronic hollowness, meaningless clicks and scratches of static.
He leaned against the carved doorframe, hugging himself wretchedly, wondering why he could feel almost nothing, not even real grief -- just a kind of hollowness that nothing, throughout the length of his life, would ever again fill.
Also, when I talked to my mommy, the call quality wasn't bad-it was very clear-but it also had a weird kind of hollowness to it.
Your inability to communicate your philosophy categorically only shows your 'hollowness' and ignorance.