Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: sinking

1. sinking (om begivenhed) a descent as through liquid (especially through water)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey still talk about the sinking of the Titanic.


Mindre specifikke termerdescent


Mere specifikke termerfoundering, going under, immersion, settling, submergence, submerging, submersion, subsidence, subsiding

2. sinking (om begivenhed) a slow fall or decline (as for lack of strength)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAfter several hours of sinking an unexpected rally rescued the market.
He could not control the sinking of his legs.


Mindre specifikke termerdecrease, drop-off, lessening

3. sinking (om fornemmelse) a feeling caused by uneasiness or apprehension


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWith a sinking heart.
A sinking feeling in the pit of my stomach.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)sinking feeling


Mindre specifikke termeranxiety









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