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Definition of 'sinking'

See also: sink 

Noun

  1. a descent as through liquid (especially through water); "they still talk about the sinking of the Titanic"
  2. 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"
  3. a feeling caused by uneasiness or apprehension; "with a sinking heart"; "a sinking feeling in the pit of my stomach"
       Synonyms: sinking feeling


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