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- adj. Without tears.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Shedding no tears; free from tears; unfeeling.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Shedding no tears; dry, as the eyes; hence, unfeeling; unkind; without emotion.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. free from tears
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She stopped crying, and a kind of tearless horror and dread came over her face.
Often the young people go home in tears, or in a tearless rage, when they have seen the child and faced this terrible paradox.
The brightly glinting late-day light seared my eyes to a tearless squint.
Just a couple of years ago, I wrote a column about the advent of tearless onions that included some background on why onions make us cry in the first place.
After initially telling police that she had been carjacked by a black man – and making tearless pleas for the safe return of her kids on national TV – Smith later confessed to strapping the two children into her Mazda Protege and letting the car roll into John D. Long lake in Union County.
I have written before about the allegorical setting, two stanzas earlier, for this tearless spiritual depth, when the immortal sea/
I need help … just a little help, please, she said, crying a tearless cry.
Dr. Havey predicts that tearless onions will eventually become a mainstay in kitchens around the world.
Dr. Colin Eady of The New Zealand Institute for Crop & Food Research (one of their Crown corporations) announced that he and his Japanese collaborators have been successfully produced and tested tearless onions in the laboratory.
Just as I said a tearless good-bye to the world I was snatched from the air by two large, powerful arms.