View definitions for tears


noun as in rip, cut

noun as in wild action

verb as in move very fast

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Example Sentences

Though tissues are present and tears are not uncommon, the Dinner Parties are distinctly not grief counseling or group therapy.

Watching him now being accused of illegal operations will not see them shedding any tears.

To look at her in tears was to behold the enormity of her loss.

He was then literally slapped around by the high priest, who pulled on his ears in an effort to produce tears.

For nearly her entire life Beyoncé has been giving us her blood, sweat, and tears in her career.

He turned his eyes upon her; but no sympathy was in their beams; no belief in the semblance of her tears.

Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?

The tears came so fast to Mrs. Pontellier's eyes that the damp sleeve of her peignoir no longer served to dry them.

He turned to the gentle accents of his sweet Alice, breathed in a letter which had been wet with her grateful tears.

Tausig possessed this repose in a technical way, and his touch was marvellous; but he never drew the tears to your eyes.

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On this page you'll find 126 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tears, such as: hole, crack, gash, laceration, run, and fissure.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.