sinking feeling, a
A sense of dread or apprehension, as in I had a sinking feeling that I'd forgotten my ticket. This expression employs sink in the sense of “become depressed,” a usage dating from the early 1600s.
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Something like fluoride, which is too small for normal filters, yanks away that feeling of agency.
But there is an underlying feeling that the worst is yet to come.
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We have to share those feelings of concern that the people are feeling.
I had a feeling that Turkish authorities were closing their eyes.
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Alessandro turned a grateful look on Ramona as he translated this speech, so in unison with Indian modes of thought and feeling.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
Selections for practice should be chosen which contain much variety of thought and feeling and are smooth in movement.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
It was with a feeling of relief on both sides that the arrival of Mr. Haggard, of the Home Office, was announced.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley