sinking (Meaning)

Wordnet

sinking (n)

a descent as through liquid (especially through water)

a slow fall or decline (as for lack of strength)

a feeling caused by uneasiness or apprehension

Webster

sinking (p. pr. & vb. n.)

of Sink

Webster

sinking ()

a. & n. from Sink.

sinking Sentence Examples

  1. The ship was slowly sinking beneath the ocean's surface.
  2. The sun was sinking below the horizon, casting a golden glow on the landscape.
  3. My heart sank when I heard the news of his passing.
  4. His hopes and dreams were sinking like a stone into the abyss.
  5. The boat was listing dangerously, its stern sinking into the waves.
  6. The economy was sinking into a recession, causing widespread hardship.
  7. The foundation of the old building was sinking, threatening to collapse the structure.
  8. The sun seemed to be sinking faster than usual as the day drew to a close.
  9. I felt a sinking sensation in my stomach as I realized the consequences of my actions.
  10. The stock market was sinking rapidly, losing billions of dollars in value.

FAQs About the word sinking

a descent as through liquid (especially through water), a slow fall or decline (as for lack of strength), a feeling caused by uneasiness or apprehensionof Sink,

moribund,fading, declining, dying, passing away, defunct, deteriorating, deceased, fallen, gone

surviving, being, living, quick, surviving,alive, breathing, animate, alive, breathing

The ship was slowly sinking beneath the ocean's surface.

The sun was sinking below the horizon, casting a golden glow on the landscape.

My heart sank when I heard the news of his passing.

His hopes and dreams were sinking like a stone into the abyss.