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Definition of "sunk" []

  • A past tense and the past participle of sink. (verb)
  • With all hopes dashed; ruined (adjective)

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Use "sunk" in a sentence
  • "Even before his marriage, Lionel was made Earl of Ulster, a title sunk after 1362 in the novel dignity of the duchy of Clarence."
  • "The satisfied torpor in which they are sunk is the deadly inertia that precedes dissolution."
  • "Palin sunk John McCain's ship and she will do the same for the GOP."