Definition of Sunken-eyed

1. Adjective. Characteristic of the bony face of a cadaver.

Exact synonyms: Deep-eyed, Hollow-eyed
Similar to: Lean, Thin



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sunken-eyed

sunglint
sunglints
sunglow
sunglows
sungrazing
sungrebe
sungrebes
sunhat
sunhats
sunitinib
sunk
sunk cost
sunk costs
sunk fence
sunken
sunken-eyed (current term)
sunken arch
sunken garden
sunkenly
sunket
sunkets
sunkie
sunkies
sunkissed
sunks
sunlamp
sunlamps
sunland
sunlands
sunless

Literary usage of Sunken-eyed

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1. A Vagabond Journey Around the World: A Narrative of Personal Experience by Harry Alverson Franck (1911)
"A sunken-eyed youth wormed his way through the throng and offered us guidance at two annas. We accepted, and followed him down a branch passageway to the ..."

2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1905)
"He is a wild-eyed, blear-eyed, sunken-eyed individual, attired in a shabby brown suit sadly frayed round the edges of the trousers and the coat. ..."

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