an emotion somewhere between sadness, frustration and anger usually characterized by being confronted by a problem or situation which you have no capacity to resolve or overcome.
Ex 1. There are 50, 000 gallons of oil draining into the ocean in the gulf of mexico daily. It feels like onions.
Ex 2. When my boyfriend sold my priceless collection of pokemon cards on ebay, without telling me, for money to buy cigarettes, it felt like onions.