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  Definition of Sinking
  1. a slow fall or decline (as for lack of strength); "after several hours of sinking an unexpected rally rescued the market"; "he could not control the sinking of his legs"
  2. a descent as through liquid (especially through water); "they still talk about the sinking of the Titanic"
  3. a feeling caused by uneasiness or apprehension; "with a sinking heart"; "a sinking feeling in the pit of my stomach"
Similar Words: sinking feeling

 

Hyponyms: settling, subsiding, subsidence, submergence, submerging, submersion, immersion, foundering, going under

 

Derivational Morphology: sink, settle, go down, go under

 

Anagrams: kissing, I Kings

 

 
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