sinking feeling

Definition of sinking feeling

  1. :  a feeling of dread or discouragement She got that sinking feeling as she viewed the storm damage.

Word by Word Definitions

sinkplay sinking
  1. :  to go to the bottom :  submerge

    :  to become partly buried (as in mud)

    :  to become engulfed

  1. :  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

feelingplay
  1. :  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

  1. :  sentient, sensitive

    :  easily moved emotionally

    :  deeply felt


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