hollowness hollowness

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the state of being hollow: having an empty space within
  2. (n) the property of having a sunken area
  3. (n) the quality of not being open or truthful; deceitful or hypocritical

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Usage(s):

  1. Some lives are like Hollywood soundstages, all faade, and suicide is the instrument by which their hollowness is revealed.
  2. For quarterback and team, there is hollownessand hope.
  3. But there is a hollowness in each of these books.

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  1. Brown said: "That is not what she said ...... What the leader of the Labour party in Scotland was pointing to was the hollowness of the SNP, which said that it wanted independence, said that it wanted it immediately, and now wants to postpone a...
    on May 7, 2008 By: Gordon Brown Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "But this is not merely a story of weakness," Brooks wrote. "It is a story of resilience. For no matter how often their hollowness is exposed, the jocks still reweave the myth of their own power. They still ride the airwaves claiming to speak...
    on Oct 2, 2009 By: David Brooks Source: Politico

  3. But Shadow Immigration Minister Damian Green said, "This demonstrates the depth of the chaos in the immigration department and the hollowness of the Prime Minister's attempts at Question Time to say that it was working well. When a Home Secretary...
    on May 25, 2006 By: Damian Green Source: ic Wales

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