Definition of sinking feeling
- She got that sinking feeling as she viewed the storm damage.
: to go to the bottom : submerge
: to become partly buried (as in mud)
: to become engulfed
: a pool or pit for the deposit of waste or sewage : cesspool
: a ditch or tunnel for carrying off sewage : sewer
: a stationary basin connected with a drain and usually a water supply for washing and drainage
: the one of the basic physical senses of which the skin contains the chief end organs and of which the sensations of touch and temperature are characteristic : touch
: a sensation experienced through this sense
: generalized bodily consciousness or sensation
: sentient, sensitive
: easily moved emotionally
: deeply felt
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