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Meaning of SINKING

Pronunciation:  'singkeeng

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

SINKING is a 7 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: sinking feeling
 See Also: anxiety, decrease, descent, drop-off, foundering, going under, immersion, lessening, settling, submergence, submerging, submersion, subsidence, subsiding



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
a. & n. from {Sink}.

{Sinking fund}. See under {Fund}.

{Sinking head} (Founding), a riser from which the mold is fed
   as the casting shrinks. See {Riser}, n., 4.

{Sinking pump}, a pump which can be lowered in a well or a
   mine shaft as the level of the water sinks.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you or something is sinking, suggests that you are feeling overwhelmed and that someone or something is pulling your down. You may be experiencing lowered self-esteem and confidence. Alternatively, some important and significant stage in your life may be coming to an end. Consider what is sinking and its significance.