hollowness :

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  • n  the state of being hollow: having an empty space within
  • n  the property of having a sunken area
  • n  the quality of not being open or truthful; deceitful or hypocritical

  • It is some indication of the hollowness of The Other Side of the Mountain that this piece of real personal tragedy comes out looking like the last desperate invention of a weary .
  • The Bush Administration hopes the hollowness of that birthday scene is a symbol of the true state of the archenemy's regime: brittle and rotting from within, held together only by .
  • Some lives are like Hollywood soundstages, all faade, and suicide is the instrument by which their hollowness is revealed.

  • Gordon Brown in guardian.co.uk
    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...
  • David Brooks in Politico
    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...
  • Damian Green in ic Wales
    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...

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