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sunk in thought

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thinking deeply: Rodin's sculpture "The Thinker" is of a man sitting with his head in his hand, sunk in thought.
Translations of “sunk in thought”
in Chinese (Traditional) 沈思, 深思…
in Chinese (Simplified) 沉思, 深思…
(Definition of sunk in thought from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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