Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / sunken
FEEDBACK

sunken

See definition of sunken on Dictionary.com

synonyms for sunken

  • buried
  • immersed
  • indented
  • recessed
  • caved-in
  • concave
  • fallen-in
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Meet Grammar Coach
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar Coach
Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

TRY USING sunken

See how your sentence looks with different synonyms.

Characters: 0/140
QUIZ
Rule Over This Quiz On The Amendments To The Constitution
START THE QUIZ

How to use sunken in a sentence

Most of the graves are invisible to the naked eye or revealed only as sunken rectangular shapes.
AFRICAN AMERICAN GRAVESITES DETECTED NEAR THE CAPITAL BELTWAY WILL BE SPARED IN ROAD-WIDENING PLANSKATHERINE SHAVERSEPTEMBER 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The work is adventurous and challenging—he’d done everything from searching for a sunken helicopter to cleaning up after the British Petroleum oil spill.
THE LEG AT THE BOTTOM OF THE SEADAVID KUSHNERMAY 24, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
He thought sunken whale carcasses would be a good place to start.
WHALES GET A SECOND LIFE AS DEEP-SEA BUFFETSSTEPHEN ORNESOCTOBER 15, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The sunken eyes, the tangled masses of raven hair, the look of exhaustion and hopeless woe.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
Beyond it, temple roofs—black keels of sunken vessels—cut a sky still powdered thick with stars.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
And then the salt tears flowed down his sunken cheeks and formed a pool on the floor.
THE WHALE AND THE GRASSHOPPERSEUMAS O'BRIEN
Had the piles been hollow, or too short to reach bed-rock, it would either have sunken or tumbled.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
This morning he came up, his cheeks more sunken, his eyes more hollow.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
This autumn, going down a sunken road, I wandered off across the fields, lost in earthly thoughts.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
All that was pitiable and miserable in the land, sunken alike by ignorance and destitution.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
SEPTEMBER 19, 2021
Choose the synonym for sorry
contrite

WORDS RELATED TO SUNKEN

  • alveolate
  • broad
  • chambered
  • chasmal
  • commodious
  • concave
  • curved inward
  • deep
  • deep-set
  • echoing
  • gaping
  • huge
  • resonant
  • reverberant
  • roomy
  • sepulchral
  • socketed
  • spacious
  • sunken
  • vast
  • wide
  • yawning
  • biconcave
  • cupped
  • dented
  • dimpled
  • dipped
  • excavated
  • hollow
  • hollowed
  • incurvate
  • incurvated
  • incurved
  • indented
  • round
  • rounded
  • sagging
  • sinking
  • sunken
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

WORD OF THE DAY

freebooternoun | [free-boo-ter ]SEE DEFINITION