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tears

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crying, weeping, tears(noun)

    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"

Freebase

  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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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

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

Anagrams for tears »

  1. arste, aster, rates, resat, setar, stare, tares, tarse, Taser, taser, teras

  2. Arste

  3. Taser

How to pronounce tears?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say tears in sign language?

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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. Missy Perez:

    My grandmother had called earlier that morning frustrated and in tears with her attempts to log on, eventually receiving a message that she'd been locked out from trying too many times -- a message she thought was specifically for her, not realizing many others were in the same boat.

  2. Dean Koontz:

    I realized I was crying. I bit back my grief, blinked back my tears. As I always do.

  3. Barry Freundel:

    It tears my guts out to think of the innocent people I've traumatized, i am sorry.

  4. Caroll Spinney:

    When we finished there were tears on all the actors' faces.

  5. Alexander Smith:

    Your death and my death are mainly of importance to ourselves. The black plumes will be stripped off our hearses within the hour; tears will dry, hurt hearts close again, our graves grow level with the church-yard, and although we are away, the world wags on. It does not miss us; and those who are near us, when the first strangeness of vacancy wears off, will not miss us much either.

Images & Illustrations of tears

  1. tearstearstearstearstears

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