noun. ['ˈtɛrz, ˈtɪrz'] the process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds).
- bodily process
- bodily function
Rhymes with Tears
Sentences with tears
1. Noun, plural
Slip a piece of cardboard into the clothing to protect its opposite side from inadvertent rips or tears.
Quotes about tears
1. The Christian life is not a constant high. I have my moments of deep discouragement. I have to go to God in prayer with tears in my eyes, and say, 'O God, forgive me,' or 'Help me.'
- Billy Graham
2. Dumbledore watched her fly away, and as her silvery glow faded he turned back to Snape, and his eyes were full of tears."After all this time?""Always,"said Snape.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
3. There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love.
- Washington Irving