the pit of the stomach


the pit of the stomach
the pit of the stomach the region of the lower abdomen.
Main Entry: pit

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  • (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… …   Useful english dictionary

  • (the) pit of the stomach — 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

  • the pit of your stomach — 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 …   English dictionary

  • the pit of my stomach — bottom of my stomach, deep in my belly    From the pit of my stomach came a growling sound. I was hungry …   English idioms

  • the pit of the stomach — the region of the lower abdomen. → pit …   English new terms dictionary

  • Pit of the stomach — Pit Pit, n. [OE. pit, put, AS. pytt a pit, hole, L. puteus a well, pit.] 1. A large cavity or hole in the ground, either natural or artificial; a cavity in the surface of a body; an indentation; specifically: (a) The shaft of a coal mine; a coal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • the pit of your/the stomach — the part of a person s stomach where strong feelings of nervousness, excitement, etc., can be felt She felt a flutter in the pit of her stomach when he walked through the door. • • • Main Entry: ↑pit …   Useful english dictionary

  • pit of my stomach — See the pit of my stomach …   English idioms

  • pit of the stomach — noun a slight depression in the midline just below the sternum (where a blow can affect the solar plexus) • Syn: ↑epigastric fossa • Hypernyms: ↑pit, ↑fossa • Part Holonyms: ↑stomach, ↑tummy, ↑tum …   Useful english dictionary

  • but\ still\ an\ awful,\ yucky\ feeling\ in\ the\ pit\ of\ your\ stomach. — I don t think I really need to go to the hospital or anything. I just feel bleckh …   Dictionary of american slang