- v.（使）下沉， （使）沉没( sink的现在分词 );
- 复数: sinkings;
Far off to the west the sun was sinking.
The lifeboat crashed against the side of the sinking ship.
He was sinking into the Slough of Despond.
The morale of the enemy troops is sinking lower every day.
Send out a distress signal; the ship is sinking.
Wireless messages tell us that the ship was sinking.
The prices are sinking.
If they carry on sinking boreholes then the land is likely to subside.
The sinking of the tanker has made aspects of marine pollution particularly topical.
In course of sinking the well - shaft they came upon a deposit of a very rare mineral.
The captain refused to leave his sinking ship while there were others on board.
The lifeboat was sent out to rescue the sailors from the sinking ship.
I began to have a sinking feeling that I was not going to get rid of her.
We struggled against the surging tide to keep the boat from sinking.
It was hard for him to be aware of her; he kept sinking back into black preoccupation.
With a sinking feeling, he realized that he actually enjoyed doing it.
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1. a descent as through liquid (especially through water);
"they still talk about the sinking of the Titanic"
2. 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"
3. a feeling caused by uneasiness or apprehension;
"with a sinking heart"
"a sinking feeling in the pit of my stomach"