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
Foliar and fruit diseases are also most often fungal and symptoms vary from small, discrete spots to large sunken rings and even gray foliar fuzz that progresses to black patches.
Meanwhile, the National Park Service and U.S. Navy are operating free boat tours of Pearl Harbor that pass close to the sunken battleship, where nearly 1,200 crew members are entombed.
With a heated marble floor, a sunken bathtub and walk in sauna, Caroline's master bathroom (her husband has his own) is dreamy.
The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution has revealed that one of its robot submarines played a key role in the discovery of a sunken Spanish galleon that might contain billions of dollars’ worth of treasure.
Violent clashes at Midway, Trafalgar and Jutland have left us no grassy battlefields to walk, no topographical maps to study, no points of reference except sunken carcasses lying deep below the water’s surface.
Inside the circle is a central courtyard with a sunken fire pit, all protected from coastal winds by glass partitions wedged between the cabins.
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry announced their engagement on November 27, 2017 in the sunken garden of Kensington Palace.
And remember, the reward is like a sunken treasure in a sea of pain, just as the light is made more beautiful when it's surrounded by darkness.
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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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