Verb(1) fall or descend to a lower place or level(2) cause to sink(3) pass into a specified state or condition(4) go under(5) descend into or as if into some soft substance or place(6) appear to move downward(7) fall heavily or suddenly; decline markedly(8) fall or sink heavily(9) embed deeply
Adjective(1) having a sunken area
(1) The monkey faces themselves have sunken eye sockets that are almost skull-like.(2) There are sunken ceiling lights throughout this area.(3) She has to have one of the most distinctive and expressive faces in the business - large, sunken , sad eyes in a thin face surrounded by a mass of unruly long hair shooting out in all directions.(4) Throughout the scheme, tiers of steps leading into the sunken areas provide informal seating and car parking is screened by hedges of dark cypresses.(5) In addition to the raised terrace, there is also a sunken paved area ideal for outdoor dining.(6) Some of the more traditional beliefs were that you could tell a werewolf that was in human form due to their sunken eyes and their eyebrows that met in the middle.(7) The sunken cheeks were covered with a thin scattering of fuzz; the hair was lank and matted.(8) The sight of his old captain in rags, his eyes sunken , face unshaven and dirty and hair infested with lice, amused him.(9) He used to dive for coral and sunken treasures pinned under shipwrecks.(10) There is something quite magical in this unprecedented event, when you see the sunken ship for the first time, still with an air of grandeur.(11) Its sunken eyes and protruding jaw give its face the look of a terrifying human skull that contrasts with its soulful baby-blue eyes.(12) Before its present incarnation as housing, the site was used for rice production, its landscape characterized by a network of sunken fields, raised terraces and dykes to contain the flooded rice paddies.(13) Just beyond them is the sports bar, a sunken two-story recreation and dining area that generates a genuinely amiable social atmosphere.(14) The bathroom is decorated with pale blue tiled walls and features a white ceramic suite consisting of a sunken bath with tiled surround, pedestal wash basin and toilet.(15) The treatment rooms have an organic feel and simplicity of styling: drystone walling features in the health suite, mosaic tiling covers the flooring in the communal area and surrounds a sunken jacuzzi overlooking the mountains.(16) He's skinny and angular, with a hollow face, jaundiced skin, sunken black eyes and a flaxen mop.