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Adjective
Having a concave or sunken appearance
“His sunken chest, stooped shoulders, and hollow eyes lend him the appearance of a man twice his age.”
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Deep, resonant in sound
“A sound that is close to this is the hollow sound of a tuning fork.”
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Without real significance or value
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“If Colin wins his case, I feel it will be a hollow victory for him, whether or not he realizes this now.”
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Insincere or devoid of validity
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“Is Williams's redemption complete and sincere, or is it just a hollow promise?”
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Having a hole or empty space inside
“The surveys concluded that the tree's trunk was essentially hollow.”
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Unnatural, artificial or fake in nature
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Showing a lack of emotion
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Intended to create an impression but having no real importance
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Feeling or showing the need for food
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Giving the impression of vast, dark depths
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Likely, capable of, or designed to, deceive
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Lacking vigour, vitality, or excitement
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Long, round, and hollow like a tube
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Not based on sound or reliable evidence or reasoning
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(of an explanation or excuse) Unconvincingly feeble
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Lacking depth of character or understanding
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Extremely morbid or somber, typically suggestive of death or the grave
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Intended to impress in a showy manner
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Characterized by exaggerated or affected politeness, refinement, or respectability
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Deficient in something needed or usual
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Noun
A hole or depression in something
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“I pulled the last button through what I hoped was its corresponding hole just below the hollow of my neck, and for the first time looked down at my breakfast.”
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A small valley
“An award-winning cabin in Monteagle is nestled in a Tennessee mountain hollow and projects from the hillside to overlook a mountain stream.”
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A hollow space inside something
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A deep and narrow passage, especially in the earth's surface
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A cavity in a plant, animal body, or organ
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A mark impressed on a surface
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A mark or scar in the skin caused by a pock
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The act or state of sagging
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A swelling filled with air or fluid on the surface of a plant, heated metal, painted wood, etc
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To form by making a hole
“Vineyards flourished on this bleak Castilian plateau, and workers would hollow limestone under the town to create cellars.”
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To create a dimple or hollow in
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Squeeze out
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