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Wordnet 3.0


1. doomed to extinction;
[syn: done for(p), ruined, sunk, undone, washed-up]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sink \Sink\ (s[i^][ng]k), v. i. [imp. Sunk (s[u^][ng]k), or (Sank (s[a^][ng]k)); p. p. Sunk (obs. Sunken, -- now used as adj.); p. pr. & vb. n. Sinking.] [OE. sinken, AS. sincan; akin to D. zinken, OS. sincan, G. sinken, Icel. s["o]kkva, Dan. synke, Sw. sjunka, Goth. siggan, and probably to E. silt. Cf. Silt.] 1. To fall by, or as by, the force of gravity; to descend lower and lower; to decline gradually; to subside; as, a stone sinks in water; waves rise and sink; the sun sinks in the west. [1913 Webster] I sink in deep mire. --Ps. lxix. 2. [1913 Webster] 2. To enter deeply; to fall or retire beneath or below the surface; to penetrate. [1913 Webster] The stone sunk into his forehead. --1 San. xvii. 49. [1913 Webster] 3. Hence, to enter so as to make an abiding impression; to enter completely. [1913 Webster] Let these sayings sink down into your ears. --Luke ix. 44. [1913 Webster] 4. To be overwhelmed or depressed; to fall slowly, as so the ground, from weakness or from an overburden; to fail in strength; to decline; to decay; to decrease. [1913 Webster] I think our country sinks beneath the yoke. --Shak. [1913 Webster] He sunk down in his chariot. --2 Kings ix. 24. [1913 Webster] Let not the fire sink or slacken. --Mortimer. [1913 Webster] 5. To decrease in volume, as a river; to subside; to become diminished in volume or in apparent height. [1913 Webster] The Alps and Pyreneans sink before him. --Addison. [1913 Webster] Syn: To fall; subside; drop; droop; lower; decline; decay; decrease; lessen. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sunk \Sunk\, imp. & p. p. of Sink. [1913 Webster] Sunk fence, a ditch with a retaining wall, used to divide lands without defacing a landscape; a ha-ha. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

sunk adj 1: doomed to extinction [syn: done for(p), ruined, sunk, undone, washed-up]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

68 Moby Thesaurus words for "sunk": balled up, blue, boat-shaped, boatlike, bollixed up, bowl-shaped, bowllike, buggered, buggered up, cast down, cavelike, cavernous, concave, concaved, cooked, craterlike, crestfallen, cup-shaped, cupped, cymbiform, debased, dejected, depressed, dish-shaped, dished, dishing, dishlike, down-in-the-mouth, downcast, downhearted, downthrown, droopy, fallen, fouled up, funnel-breasted, funnel-chested, funnel-shaped, gummed up, hashed up, hollow, hollowed, incurved, incurving, incurvous, infundibular, infundibuliform, loused up, low, lowered, messed up, mucked up, navicular, naviform, prostrate, queered, reduced, retiring, retreating, saucer-shaped, scaphoid, screwed up, scyphate, shot, snafued, snarled up, spoonlike, submerged, sunken