Definition of Deep-set

1. Adjective. Having a sunken area. "Hunger gave their faces a sunken look"

Exact synonyms: Recessed, Sunken
Similar to: Hollow



Definition of Deep-set

1. Adjective. Set deeply below a surface, as on a face ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deep-set

deep-freezes
deep-freezing
deep-fried
deep-froze
deep-frozen
deep-fry
deep-frying
deep-laid
deep-mined
deep-rooted
deep-sea
deep-sea diver
deep-sea prawn
deep-sea prawns
deep-seated
deep-set (current term)
deep-six
deep-sixed
deep-sixes
deep-sixing
deep-sleep
deep-throat
deep-vein thrombosis
deep-water
deep abdominal reflexes
deep artery of thigh
deep artery of tongue
deep auricular artery

Literary usage of Deep-set

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1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"Williams was of short stature, with a large head and massive brow, features of the Celtic type, deep-set dark blue eyes, ..."

2. The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography: Being the History of the by James Terry White (1895)
"... which changes expression with magical rapidity when it is lighted up by his genial smile; has deep-set blue eyes, firm lips, and the gait of a soldier. ..."

3. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1902)
"HABITS OF THE deep-set BULBS OF ERYTHRONIUM. BY GRACE STODDARD NILES. IN that delightful chapter " Among the Wild-Flowers" in Mr. Burroughs' "Riverby ..."

4. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1902)
"HABITS OF THE deep-set BULBS OF ERYTHRONIUM. BY GRACE: STODDARD NILES. IN that delightful chapter "Among the Wild-Flowers" in Mr. Burroughs' ..."

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