Definition of hollow-hearted in English:

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hollow-hearted

adjective

archaic
Insincere; false.
Example sentences
  • Silence is the condition of a people bereft of their culture, whose very language, drained of all its folklore, makes an empty, metallic sound, the sound of hollow-hearted laughter.
  • But the real change, the reason that 2007 should mark a turning point, is that the public mood is turning away from hollow-hearted consumerism, if only for environmental reasons.

Derivatives

hollow-heartedness

noun

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