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Definitions of sinking:
  • noun:   a slow fall or decline (as for lack of strength)
    Example: "After several hours of sinking an unexpected rally rescued the market"
  • noun:   a descent as through liquid (especially through water)
    Example: "They still talk about the sinking of the Titanic"
  • noun:   a feeling caused by uneasiness or apprehension
    Example: "With a sinking heart"

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