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1. sunken

adjective. ['ˈsʌŋkən'] having a sunken area.

Synonyms

  • hollow
  • deep-set

Antonyms

  • convex
  • fill
  • natural elevation

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Words that Rhyme with Sunken

  • telefunken
  • mcjunkin
  • shrunken
  • drunken
  • brunken
  • duncan

Example sentences of the word sunken


1. Adjective
His normally wet nose will dry up, and his eyes will look sunken.

3. Verb, past participle
If they are cloudy and sunken in, the salmon is not fresh.

4. Noun, singular or mass
Here are directions for emptying both aboveground and sunken pools.

Quotes containing the word sunken


1. It felt as though the whole globe was dressed in snow. Like it has pulled it on, the way you pull on a sweater. Next to the train line, footprints were sunken to their shins. Trees wore blankets of ice. As you may expect, someone has died.
- Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

2. sunken-eyed

adjective. characteristic of the bony face of a cadaver.

Synonyms

  • deep-eyed
  • thin
  • lean

Antonyms

  • endomorphic
  • mesomorphic
  • thick
  • wide
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