Hollow-hearted Hol"low-heart`ed, a. Insincere; deceitful; not sound and true; having a cavity or decayed spot within.

Syn: Faithless; dishonest; false; treacherous. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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