hollow-eyed hollow-eyed

Definition(s):

  • (adj) characteristic of the bony face of a cadaver

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Usage(s):

  1. Neither actor can come close to the hollow-eyed anxiety that Bruce Willis displayed in The Sixth Sense, and which anchored that movie's near superhuman grief.
  2. Near the waterfront, hollow-eyed children stare from the windows of tottering wooden tenements.
  3. It was a timely pep talk, coming after hollow-eyed Republicans had returned from town halls and covered dish dinners where angry constituents were opposed to Bush's initiative.

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