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tears

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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"

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  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
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Paulo Coelho:

    Tears are words that need to be written.

  2. Harry Sarfo:

    And they started laughing, but really serious laughing, with tears in their eyes. They said, ‘Don’t worry about France.’.

  3. Albert Smith:

    Tears are the safety valve of the heart when too much pressure is laid on it.

  4. Akram Al Deek:

    We are not our age, height, colour, or clothes. We are the books we read. The sweet squeak in our laughter. The tears we cry. The people we accompany. We are the dreams we dream. The pictures on our walls. We should be defined by what we create, not by what we are created with. We should be defined by who we are, not by who we should be. We are our weaknesses and cries. Never the super Mario image we force upon ourselves and is forced upon us by society. We should never be ashamed to cry. The problem rests in crying alone. One of the major problems in our society is the lack of crying publicly. Our fear of the exposition of emotions. Because vulnerability is considered a downfall. A defeat. A crush of the alpha male protagonist image. Whereas in fact vulnerability is a very human characteristic.

  5. Brenda McDonald:

    It tears me up because that's my sister's child.

Images & Illustrations of tears

  1. tearstearstearstearstears

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