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hollow-eyed

[ hol-oh-ahyd ]
/ ˈhɒl oʊˌaɪd /
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adjective
having sunken eyes.
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Origin of hollow-eyed

First recorded in 1520–30
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British Dictionary definitions for hollow-eyed

hollow-eyed

adjective
with the eyes appearing to be sunk into the face, as from excessive fatigue
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