Definition of 'sinking'
See also: sink
- a descent as through liquid (especially through water); "they still talk about the sinking of the Titanic"
- 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"
- a feeling caused by uneasiness or apprehension; "with a sinking heart"; "a sinking feeling in the pit of my stomach"
Synonyms: sinking feeling