Synonyms of 'hollow'
having a hole or space withina hollow cylinder
curving inwardshollow cheeks
Her cheeks were sunken and her eyes drooped.
depressed, , ,
Manual pressure is applied to a depressed point on the body.
Remove the flesh from the concave part of the shell.
without any real value or worthAny threat to bring in the police is a hollow one.
Training is worthless unless there is proof that it works.
Without my friends my life would be lonely and empty.
He realised that their money was useless in this country.
They worked all night in a vain attempt to finish on schedule.
They seek strong sensations to dull their sense of a meaningless existence.
Violence is always pointless.
a futile attempt to ward off the blow
fruitless, , ,
It was a fruitless search.
a brave but unavailing fight against a terminal illness
His hollow laugh had no mirth in it.
(of sounds) as if echoing in a hollow placethe hollow sound of a gunshot
The box closed with a dull thud.
Her voice was so low he had to strain to catch it.
flat, , ,
Her voice was flat, with no hope in it.
muffled, , , ,
She heard a muffled cough behind her.
a cavity or space in somethingwhere water gathers in a hollow and forms a pond
The sinuses are four sets of air-filled cavities leading directly from the nose.
He took a shovel, dug a hole, and buried his possessions.
an area pockmarked by rainfilled depressions
He lost his footing and began to slide into the pit.
creatures such as bats and moths which shelter in caves
The skunk makes its den in burrows and hollow logs.
countries around the Pacific Basin
There was a dent in the bonnet of the car.
A huge crater marks the spot where the explosion happened.
an enormous cavern, with caves running in all directions from it
excavations in the earth
With a knife make slight indentations around the pastry.
cellulite causes orange peel-like dimples on the skin
a dip in the landLocals in the sleepy hollow peered out of their country cottages.
a wooded valley set against the backdrop of Monte Rosa
dale, , ,
farmhouses all across the dale
See beat someone hollow
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in the sense of artificial
not sincereThe voice was affected, the accent artificial.
in the sense of basin
a depression in the earth's surfacecountries around the Pacific Basin
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