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A past tense and the past participle of sink.
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a past participle of sink
informal with all hopes dashed; ruined: if the police come while we're opening the safe, we'll be sunk.
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1. a pt. and pp. of sink.adj.
2. beyond help; done for; undone.
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|Adj.||1.||sunk - doomed to extinction |
unsuccessful - not successful; having failed or having an unfavorable outcome
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adjective ruined, lost, finished, done for (informal), on the rocks, dead in the water (informal), all washed up (informal), up the creek without a paddle (informal) Without him we'd all be well and truly sunk.
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