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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

  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. Pedro Abad:

    People are in a somber mood. I could see some officers with tears in their eyes. It is an emotional day for all of us. Like I said, we are a family and we're all hurt by this, it's tragic for people to lose their lives at such an early age, whatever the reason.

  2. Zoya Vorobey:

    I’m worried about the people very much, I’m worried to tears, i’ve been watching television since this morning, every minute, to see if anything changes. Unfortunately, nothing (changes) so far.

  3. Kara Cagle:

    I could never have imagined that someone would have taken such despicable advantage of me during that time. It was so traumatic that I left in tears.

  4. Sarosh Ashraf Janjua:

    I burst into tears. And though it may just have been the cold wind, I think Trooper Schwartz teared up a little as well, before wishing me well and walking away.

  5. Matt Bellina:

    This thing doesn’t just take away muscles— it beats us up, kills us, and literally tears families apart, it exhausts everybody around you. I think those people deserve a lot of recognition.

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