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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"

    Synonyms:
    crying, weeping

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Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. tearsnoun

    Associated words:
    lachrymal, lachrymation, lachrymatory, lachrymals, lachrymiform, lachrymary

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "tears":

    tear, crying, sobs

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How to use tears in a sentence?

  1. Diane Barron:

    I cried tears of joy when I read the headline about Evusheld. Finally, we had hope, and then to have it dashed -- well, the reality is sinking in.

  2. Charles de LEUSSE:

    Love is tears of joy, It’s the baptism of fingers. (L'amour, c'est larme de joie, C'est le baptême des doigts)

  3. John Vance Cheney:

    The soul would have no rainbow had the eyes no tears.

  4. 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.

  5. The Jimmy:

    As I said those words, I felt the loneliness, the hopelessness of people who had nowhere to turn, and my eyes filled with tears. I broke down sobbing.


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