(the) pit of your stomach


(the) pit of your stomach
the pit of your stomach phrase
the place in your stomach where you experience unpleasant feelings when you are worried, upset, or frightened

He had a sick, worried feeling in the pit of his stomach.

Thesaurus: physical sensations associated with emotionshyponym general words for moods and emotionssynonym
Main entry: pit

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the pit of your/the ˈstomach idiom
the bottom of the stomach where people say they feel strong feelings, especially fear

He had a sudden sinking feeling in the pit of his stomach.

Main entry:pitidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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