Hollowness Hol"low*ness, n. 1. State of being hollow. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

2. Insincerity; unsoundness; treachery. --South. [1913 Webster]

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  • hollowness — hol·low·ness || hÉ‘ləʊnɪs / hÉ’l n. emptiness; quality of being concave; meaninglessness, worthlessness …   English contemporary dictionary

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