Associations to the word «Sunken»

Wiktionary

SUNKEN, verb. (archaic) past participle of sink
SUNKEN, adjective. Caused, by natural or unnatural means, to be depressed (lower than the surrounding area) or submerged

Dictionary definition

SUNKEN, adjective. Having a sunken area; "hunger gave their faces a sunken look".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats