teariness

teary

[teer-ee]
adjective, tearier, teariest.
1.
of or like tears.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English tery. See tear1, -y1

tearily, adverb
teariness, noun
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teary (ˈtɪərɪ)
 
adj , tearier, teariest
1.  characterized by, covered with, or secreting tears
2.  given to weeping; tearful
 
'tearily
 
adv
 
'teariness
 
n

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