Definition of hollowness in English:



  • See hollow

    • ‘I really miss my children, and that hollowness in my stomach that represents all that sadness never leaves me.’
    • ‘Their faces have taken on a sort of hollowness as they have aged.’
    • ‘His emotional range extends from the bland to the sanctimonious and this hollowness has attracted a huge morning audience.’
    • ‘The corruption and hollowness revealed in the prosecution of this war are too contemptible for words.’
    • ‘Perec was mocking the hollowness of the new consumer society before the sexual revolution.’