1. Skiing. a sunken area in the snow marking a backward fall of a skier.
Origin: Sitzmark derives from the German sitzen meaning “to sit.” It entered English in the 1930s.
“These Winter Olympics have been awfully confusing for American fans. Our anointed hero, Bode “I Am a Rebel and I Said So on 60 Minutes” Miller, has thus far left a giant sitzmark on the Italian Alps.” - Charles P. Pierce, “Hail the Conquering Goofballs!” Slate, February 16, 2006
The inability to verbalize your emotions or lack of emotional response. Difficulty in experiencing, expressing, and describing emotion. A failure to express feelings either verbally or non-verbally, especially when talking about issues that would normally require an emotional response. Poor modulation of feelings, significantly reduced intensity in emotional expression.