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misty-eyed

[mis-tee-ahyd] /ˈmɪs tiˌaɪd/
adjective
1.
on the verge of tears.
2.
sentimental:
a misty-eyed romantic.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60
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  • And he tunes them and times them, then lofts them to the misty-eyed worshipers who are swept with him into the clouds.
  • Invariably, my interlocutors would grow misty-eyed and nostalgic.
  • Playwrights went all misty-eyed and sincere this year.
  • No heavenly choirs or misty-eyed close-ups are trotted out to push our emotional buttons.

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