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sinking feeling

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsinking feelingsinking feelinginformalHOPE# the unpleasant feeling that you get when you suddenly realize that something bad is going to happen I had a sinking feeling inside as I realized I was going to fail yet again. sink
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had ... sinking feelingAnd Dot had a sinking feeling because she realized she'd known all along even though she hadn't wanted to.
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