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:
— With a sinking heart.
— A sinking feeling in the pit of my stomach.
synonym: sinking feeling.
Moby thesaurus: Brownian movement, advance, aging, angular motion, anxious, apprehensive, ascending, ascent, axial, axial motion, back, back-flowing, backflowing, backing, backward, backward motion, bad, baptism, burial, career ... show more.
Plumbing fixture consisting of a water basin fixed to a wall or floor and having a drainpipe.
technology A process that acts to absorb or remove energy or a substance from a system.
A depression in the ground communicating with a subterranean passage (especially in limestone) and formed by solution or by collapse of a cavern roof.
Polish: werteb krasowy, wertep krasowy, lej krasowy, lejek krasowy
A covered cistern; waste water and sewage flow into it.
Dutch: afvalput, beerput, kiepelton, kolk, rioolput, wastafel
Polish: dół gnilny, kloaka, szambo
Fall or descend to a lower place or level.
Roget 162: be destroyed &c.; perish; fall to the ground; tumble, topple; go to pieces, fall to pieces; break up; crumble to dust; go to the dogs, go to the wall, go to smash, go to shivers, ... show more
Dutch: zakken, dalen, zinken, neervallen
Cause to sink.
Dutch: onderdompelen, zinken
Roget 731: succeed; be successful etc. adj.; gain one's end, gain one's ends; crown with success. gain a point, attain a point, carry a point, secure a point, win a point, win an object; get there [U.S.]; ... show more
Descend into or as if into some soft substance or place.
Appear to move downward.
Fall heavily or suddenly; decline markedly.
Dutch: afbrokkelen, inzakken, zakken
Moby thesaurus: Babylon, Gomorrah, KO, Sodom, abate, ablate, advance, age, alveolation, alveolus, antrum, aquamanile, armpit, ascend, automatic dishwasher, back, back up, ball up, bankrupt, baptize ... show more.
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