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hollow

[′häl·ō]
(science and technology)
Having a concave surface.
Having an interior cavity.

What does it mean when you dream about something hollow?

Something that is hollow retains the outer form, but is missing the core, the substance. A dream about a hollow object can reflect a feeling that despite the fact that everything is outwardly okay, something essential is missing.

cavetto, gorge, hollow, throat, trochilus

examples of a cavetto
A hollow member or round concave molding containing at least the quadrant of a circle, used in cornices and between the tori of bases, etc. Erroneously called scotia, which has a noncircular curvature.
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26) In the Furioso, though, instead of triumphing over Morgana (or even Angelica for that matter), Ariosto's hero snatches the forelock (crine) of the nearest proxy--Angelica's palfrey--and hollowly repeats his earlier allegorical victory.
His language and assumptions remain tellingly juridical, even in their often sacramental form: upon meeting Julietta in the prison, he offers to "teach you how you shall arraign your conscience / And try your penitence, if it be sound / Or hollowly put on" (2.
His words echoed hollowly in your apartment, and you were fast asleep before you had gotten to the end of your prayers.
Rather, both films end with the main characters nearly drained of life, looking hollowly into the camera.
By the middle of the last century, French doctors were prescribing yoghurt to treat a range of digestive symptoms, and claims for these supposed benefits continue to ring hollowly from tubs and cartons in supermarket fridges.
I have long-standing, Labour party supporting mates who really believed that he was sincere until the blatant lies about Iraq, the freebie holidays from Berlusconi, the spin and Machiavellian manipulation of Campbell made them hollowly disillusioned.