What does sunken mean?

Definitions for sunken
ˈsʌŋ kənsunken

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deep-set, sunken, recessed(adj)

    having a sunken area

    "hunger gave their faces a sunken look"


  1. sunken(Adjective)

    caused, by natural or unnatural means, to be submerged

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sunken

    of Sink

  2. Sunken(adj)

    lying on the bottom of a river or other water; sunk

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  1. Alex
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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sunken in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sunken in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of sunken in a Sentence

  1. Jordan Peele:

    HARRISON FORD SERVED AS UNDERCOVER ADVISER FOR ‘ SOLO : ‘ A STAR WARS STORY ’ Jordan Peele spoke about the underlying themes of the movie which included slavery. I realized what this movie was about. I realized that slavery was not something of the past. The' sunken place' to me, shouted to me, that in today’s time, in modern time, we have black men and women abducted and put in dark holes. We have our freedoms taken away … I realized at that point that there were people being locked up and taken out of the world and taken from their families for holding less weed than I was smoking while I was writing this movie.

  2. Daniel Kaluuya:

    I was muted. Can you believe that? I told the best joke of my life and I was muted. I felt like I was in a sunken place.

  3. Gregory Drumwright:

    I and our organization, marchers, demonstrators and potential voters left here sunken, sad, traumatized, obstructed and distracted from our intention to lead people all the way to the polls, let me tell you something : We were beaten, but we will not be broken.

  4. Mustain Billah:

    Most of the bodies were found inside the sunken boat after it was dragged to the bank.

  5. Kazushige Todaka:

    I was really surprised because the location of the sunken ship has never been identified since it went down, i have heard countless stories in the past that the ship was discovered, but they all turned out not to be true.

Images & Illustrations of sunken

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    a disposition to be humble; a lack of false pride
    • A. match
    • B. bash
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