EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsʌŋkən/
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  • Rhymes: -ʌŋkən

VerbEdit

sunken

  1. (archaic) past participle of sink

AdjectiveEdit

sunken (not comparable)

  1. caused, by natural or unnatural means, to be depressed (lower than the surrounding area) or submerged
    The sunken ship lay at a depth of 100 feet
  2. (of eyes or cheeks) Seeming to have fallen deeper back into the face due to tiredness, illness, or old age.
    She looked old and thin with sunken cheeks and hollow eyes.

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