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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
    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. De Blasio:

    When a police officer is murdered, it tears at the foundation of our society. It is an attack on all of us. It's an attack on everything we hold dear. We depend on our police to protect us against forces of criminality and evil.

  2. Richard Branson:

    It's almost too good to be true, when I saw it for the first time, it brought an immediate lump to my throat and tears to my eyes. It was a completely overwhelming moment.

  3. Jerald Podair:

    When he cries very movingly on camera, and he's crying over white children, he is now the father-in-chief, they are his children. He is clearly shedding tears over white children who he considers his children as well. It's a major moment.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    Men normally don’t weep easily but when the heart of a man cries, it even dries the tears in his eyes; definitely not sure in case of women as a woman can shed tears readily for anything often.

  5. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Anger just tears to pieces the human psyche and there is a continuous smile of rage and an endless laugh of despair. A person convulses and cannot stop laughing and then dies spiritually and a new personality is born with an eternal smile of awareness.

Images & Illustrations of tears

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