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He later has a sinking feeling, frantically calling the office in an effort to track her down.

But as the campaign wore on, I definitely got the same sinking feeling that many others did.

"Yes, sir," said Stover, looking down with a sinking feeling.

"It is no use," he faltered, as his eyes momentarily filled under a sinking feeling of utter loneliness.

A peculiar heart-sinking feeling persisted with him, which the coming storm did not alleviate.

I've that kind of sinking feeling, and a general lowness—She says I lunch too heavily—but I swear it's more than that!

He had a sinking feeling of having thrown away all by his folly—and he did not know that he was in love.


On this page you'll find 106 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sinking feeling, such as: apprehension, dread, premonition, anxiety, apprehensiveness, and augury.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.