Definitions of sinking

  1. a. & n. from Sink. Newage Dictionary DB
  2. a. & n. from Sink. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Falling; subsiding. Sinking fund, a fund created for the reduction of a public debt. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for sinking

  1. When the doctor attempted to give him brandy in his sinking state, he said, Doctor, don't cloud my intellect; if this be dying, I die in the arms of Jesus. – Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel by John Yeardley
  2. We called up the hospital about ten- thirty, and learned that Mrs. Butler was sinking – The Window at the White Cat by Mary Roberts Rinehart