Associations to the word «Sinking»


SINKING, verb. Present participle of sink
SINKING, noun. The act or process of sinking.
SINKING FEELING, noun. A feeling of uneasiness or apprehension
SINKING FUND, noun. A fund established by an economic entity by setting aside revenue over a period of time to fund a future capital expense, or repayment of a long-term debt.
SINKING SHIP, noun. (idiomatic) Something which is doomed; a lost cause; an impending debacle; an ongoing disaster.
SINKING SHIPS, noun. Plural of sinking ship

Dictionary definition

SINKING, noun. A descent as through liquid (especially through water); "they still talk about the sinking of the Titanic".
SINKING, noun. 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".
SINKING, noun. A feeling caused by uneasiness or apprehension; "with a sinking heart"; "a sinking feeling in the pit of my stomach".

Wise words

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