What does the word sunken mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Beneath the surface.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Deeply depressed.

Usage examples for sunken

  1. They made their way silently along the passage until at last they reached the sunken chamber. – Jeanne of the Marshes by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  2. The general hesitated, but Winn's fiery sunken eyes held and shook him. – The Dark Tower by Phyllis Bottome
  3. His eyes seemed sunken in his head. – The Amazing Interlude by Mary Roberts Rinehart
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