The clothes generated electronic sounds that played in the night club, whilst the audience watched from sunken sofas.
Now in his early thirties, his cheeks are sunken from smoking too much hash.
The survivor was an Italian crew member who was found in the restaurant area of the sunken ship.
The adventurer Leo Frobenius fantasized the lost city of Atlantis sunken in its bay.
A clerk of the panel that will decide the issue is first cousins with a former regulator of the sunken BP drill platform.
His face was pale; his cheeks were sunken; his limbs were weak and trembling.
It was fallen in and sunken and it drooped on the chest of its owner.
Their hearts are sunken in them and all memory has left them.
Of what use to us is this sunken ship, save for the guns on her decks?'
The Malay had a moment of hesitation, and Lingard noticed the sunken eyes, the prominent ribs, and the worn-out look of the man.
Old English sincan (intransitive) "become submerged, go under, subside" (past tense sanc, past participle suncen), from Proto-Germanic *senkwanan (cf. Old Saxon sinkan, Old Norse sökkva, Middle Dutch sinken, Dutch zinken, Old High German sinkan, German sinken, Gothic sigqan), from PIE root *sengw- "to sink."
The transitive use (mid-13c.) supplanted Middle English sench (cf. drink/drench) which died out 14c. Related: Sank; sunk; sinking. Sinking fund is from 1724. Adjective phrase sink or swim is from 1660s. To sink without a trace is World War I military jargon, translating German spurlos versenkt.
early 15c., "cesspool, pit for reception of wastewater or sewage," from sink (v.). Figurative sense of "place where corruption and vice abound" is from 1520s. Meaning "drain for carrying water to a sink" is from late 15c. Sense of "shallow basin (especially in a kitchen) with a drainpipe for carrying off dirty water" first recorded 1560s. In science and technical use, "place where heat or other energy is removed from a system" (opposite of source), from 1855.
To destroy; ruin; torpedo: I'm afraid we're sunk this time (1613+)