- a feeling in the stomach caused by hunger or uneasiness
- (as modifier)a sinking feeling
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Meanwhile, Russia is sinking ever deeper into its economic morass.After His Disastrous Annual Press Conference, Putin Needs A Hug|Anna Nemtsova|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As Democrats mutter privately that their Senate majority is sinking beneath the waves, their leadership has sent out an SOS.
The U.S. and Russia are sinking billions into nuclear-capable bombers, missiles, and submarines.
And you go on this boat because of all the hype and the commotion around it, and the boat is sinking.
Priebus derided the rollout of her new book, Hard Choices, and claimed her poll numbers are sinking.
It was a lovely evening, very clear and cool, and twilight was sinking upon the scene.
The very weight of accumulating strata may either have aided or actually caused the sinking of the long, relatively narrow trough.Geology|William J. Miller
And from that moment a new hope commenced for America, and a new inspiration was to bring to sudden buoyancy a sinking cause.
The last glorious fragment of the sinking sun fled, and darkness came creeping swiftly over the sea.The Wreck of the Grosvenor, Volume 2 of 3|William Clark Russell
How many a heart, sinking under its bitter burden of care, is reawakened to hope by that first spring day of brightness!Verner's Pride|Mrs. Henry Wood