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- adj. That has not been shed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not parted or divided, as the hair.
- adj. Not spilt, or made to flow, as blood or tears.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not divided; unparted, as the hair. Not shed; not spilled: as, blood unshed.
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She lay there, her stomach churning and her eyes stinging with unshed tears.
She grits her teeth against the pain, unshed tears glittering in her eyes.
What about Dilly? she cried, eyes wide, glittering with unshed tears.
She looked back up at him and her eyes were shining with unshed tears.
Saxon, with a sudden rush of happy, unshed tears, held one of the little shirts up to his lips.
Her brother, off to preschool this year, anxiously boarded the bus, then stopped, looked back and waved goodbye with a hint of an unshed tear lurking behind his lashes.
The unshed tears burned my eyes, and I turned away from him and went to sleep.
The sweat of my fear stung the cut on my head, my eyes burned with rage and unshed tears, and a wretchedness of shame at my own stupid ignorance.
"I'll lick you to-morrow," he heard Cheese-Face promise; and he heard his own voice, piping and trembling with unshed tears, agreeing to be there on the morrow.
When the simple ceremony was over, Frona kissed Lucile; but Lucile felt that there was a subtle something wanting, and her eyes filled with unshed tears.