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Definition of Sinking


  1. of Sink
  2. a. & n. from Sink.

Sinking Quotations

Fan the sinking flame of hilarity with the wing of friendship; and pass the rosy wine.
Charles Dickens

In the ocean of baseness, the deeper we get, the easier the sinking.
James Russell Lowell

Commercial institutions, proud of their achievements, do not see that healthy living systems - clean air and water, healthy soil, stable climates - are integral to a functioning economy. As our living systems deteriorate, traditional forecasting and business economics become the equivalent of house rules on a sinking cruise ship.
Paul Hawken

We of the sinking middle class may sink without further struggles into the working class where we belong, and probably when we get there it will not be so dreadful as we feared, for, after all, we have nothing to lose.
George Orwell

Candidate Obama promised to fundamentally transform America and that's one promise he has kept. Turning a shining city on a hill into a sinking ship.
Sarah Palin
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Sinking Translations

sinking in German is sinkende, absackend, Versenkung
sinking in Italian is affondamento
sinking in Spanish is hundimiento
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