1. tearing

adjective. ['ˈtɛrɪŋ, ˈtɪrɪŋ'] marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid.


  • violent
  • intense
  • trigger-happy
  • vehement


  • peristalsis
  • anastalsis
  • inactivity
  • discontinuance

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Rhymes with Tearing

  • bioengineering
  • reengineering
  • electioneering
  • volunteering
  • profiteering
  • imagineering
  • racketeering
  • persevering
  • engineering
  • domineering
  • disappearing
  • auctioneering
  • premiering
  • pioneering
  • oceaneering
  • interfering
  • revering
  • adhering
  • steering
  • spearing
  • sneering
  • smearing
  • schwering
  • clearing
  • careering
  • appearing
  • veering
  • shearing
  • searing
  • rearing

Sentences with tearing

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
If you're using cardboard, use glue as well to prevent it from tearing out.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Place the ahi tuna steaks in a plastic zipper bag large enough to hold them and close without tearing.

Quotes about tearing

1. Is this the part where you start tearing off strips of your shirt to bind my wounds?""If you wanted me to rip my clothes off, you should have just asked.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Bones

2. This tremendous world I have inside of me. How to free myself, and this world, without tearing myself to pieces. And rather tear myself to a thousand pieces than be buried with this world within me.
- Franz Kafka, Diaries of Franz Kafka

3. Tearing down the rest of the world won't make you happy. Look inside yourself. Because finding who you were meant to be? What you were put into this world to do? That's what fills the emptiness. It's the only things that can.
- A.G. Howard, Splintered

2. tearing

noun. ['ˈtɛrɪŋ, ˈtɪrɪŋ'] shedding tears.


  • watering
  • bodily process
  • lachrymation
  • activity
  • lacrimation
  • bodily function


  • discontinuation
  • activation
  • sink
  • source