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deep-set

[ deep-set ]
/ ˈdipˈsɛt /
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adjective
placed far in: a face with deep-set eyes under bushy brows.
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Origin of deep-set

First recorded in 1830–35
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deep-set

adjective
(of the eyes) deeply set into the face
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