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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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