Etymology
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hollowness (n.)

late 14c., "cave, cavern; internal empty space;" mid-15c., "condition of being hollow," from hollow (adj.) + -ness.

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Definitions of hollowness

hollowness (n.)
the state of being hollow: having an empty space within;
hollowness (n.)
the property of having a sunken area;
hollowness (n.)
the quality of not being open or truthful; deceitful or hypocritical;
Synonyms: insincerity / falseness
From wordnet.princeton.edu