Examples of sunken in a Sentence
Her eyes were sunken and lifeless.
our convalescing guest's sunken cheeks soon filled out on a diet of my mother's cooking
Recent Examples of sunken from the Web
That was my first time pulling a person out of a sunken car in a canal.
While the official death toll is 44, the actual toll is 45 because the body of one of three people listed as missing is trapped under the sunken Phoenix.
Each level contains a sunken patio measuring around 12 meters on a side.
The National Park Service had hoped to reopen the site by the holiday, but it’s taken longer than anticipated to figure out how to repair the dock that allows visitors to board the memorial, which rests on pilings over the sunken battleship.
Sitting sunken-couch adjacent while sipping prosecco at The Wing in Soho, Moehlmann talked about her passion for plates, her surprisingly warm entry into the world of design, and, also, more plates.
Some people think that the song is obviously a metaphor for a sunken relationship, but at the same time, a funeral actually happened.
Some of Greece’s most pristine beaches left blackened after a huge oil spill from a sunken tanker.
As Trump turns the U.S. into the sunken place, there have been knee-jerk repeated calls for both Michelle Obama and Oprah to run for president in 2020.
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SUNKEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sunken for English Language Learners
: completely covered with water : lying at the bottom of a sea, lake, etc.
: curving inward because of illness, age, etc.
: lying or built at a lower level than the surrounding area
SUNKEN Defined for Kids
Definition of sunken for Students
- Zero's face looked like a jack-o'-lantern … with sunken eyes and a drooping smile.
- —Louis Sachar, Holes
- sunken ships
- a sunken garden
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