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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crying, weeping, tearsnoun

    the process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds)

    "I hate to hear the crying of a child"; "she was in tears"

Wikipedia

  1. Tears

    Tears are a clear liquid secreted by the lacrimal glands (tear gland) found in the eyes of all land mammals. Tears are made up of water, electrolytes, proteins, lipids, and mucins that form layers on the surface of eyes. The different types of tears—basal, reflex, and emotional—vary significantly in composition. The functions of tears include lubricating the eyes (basal tears), removing irritants (reflex tears), and also aiding the immune system. Tears also occur as a part of the body's natural pain response. Emotional secretion of tears may serve a biological function by excreting stress-inducing hormones built up through times of emotional distress. Tears have symbolic significance among humans.

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  1. tears

    Tears refer to the salty liquid that is produced by lacrimal glands in the eyes, typically as a response to strong emotions, irritants, or physical pain. They serve to keep the eyes moisturized, protect them from foreign substances, and can also be an expression of sadness, happiness, or other intense feelings.

Wikidata

  1. Tears

    Tears are secretions that clean and lubricate the eyes. Lacrimation or lachrymation is the production or shedding of tears. Strong emotions such as sorrow, elation, awe and pleasure, as well as irritation of the eyes, laughing, and yawning may lead to an increased production of tears, or crying.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Tears

    The fluid secreted by the lacrimal glands. This fluid moistens the CONJUNCTIVA and CORNEA.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. TEARS

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Tears is ranked #79846 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Tears surname appeared 238 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Tears.

    74.7% or 178 total occurrences were White.
    21% or 50 total occurrences were Black.
    2.5% or 6 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Tears' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2366

Anagrams for Tears »

  1. arste

  2. aster

  3. rates

  4. resat

  5. setar

  6. stare

  7. tares

  8. tarse

  9. Taser

  10. taser

  11. teras

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tears in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tears in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Tears in a Sentence

  1. David Kessler:

    Many times when we don't know why we feel something, that's an interesting moment to go, ‘Could these tears be grief? Could this anger be grief?’.

  2. Denis Cheryshev:

    I cried a little bit. And I think I might cry again. But these were good tears.

  3. Rob Luffman:

    The VFW members were kind, happy and elated to do the film. The VFW members took a few minutes to rehearse since The VFW members havent done a ceremony since February. I believe The VFW members said The VFW members did 86 of The VFW members last year. When it was ready to do go, The VFW members did the show -- filmed in one take. It brings tears to the eyes. Everything was perfect.

  4. Jackie Galvin:

    I was like wow, he’s an excellent shot. there was a lot of tears.

  5. Howard Johnson:

    M-O-T-H-E-R M is for the million things she gave me, O means only that she's growing old, T is for the tears she shed to save me, H is for her heart of purest gold E is for her eyes, with love-light shining, R means right, and right she'll always be, Put them all together, they spell MOTHER, A word that means the world to me.

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