Etymology
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deep-set (adj.)

"set far downward or inward," originally of eyes, late 14c., from deep (adv.) + set (adj.).

updated on June 12, 2022

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Definitions of deep-set from WordNet

deep-set (adj.)
having a sunken area;
Synonyms: sunken / recessed
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