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English definition of “hollow”


adjective (NOT SINCERE)    /ˈhɒl.əʊ/ US  /ˈhɑː.loʊ/
C2 (of situations , feelings , or words) without value , or not true or sincere : It was something of a hollow victory - she won the case but lost all her savings in legal fees . Even sex had become a hollow pleasure . Will their good intentions become realities or are they just hollow promises ?Affected and insincere hollowness     /-nəs/ noun [U] the hollowness of fame / success Affected and insincereHoles, hollows and dips
(Definition of hollow adjective (NOT SINCERE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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