tearless

tearless

[teer-lis]
adjective
1.
not weeping or shedding tears.
2.
unable to shed tears.

Origin:
1585–95; tear1 + -less

tearlessly, adverb
tearlessness, noun
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tear1 (tɪə)
 
n
1.  See tears a drop of the secretion of the lacrimal glands
2.  something shaped like a hanging drop: a tear of amber
 
[Old English tēar, related to Old Frisian, Old Norse tār, Old High German zahar, Greek dakri]
 
'tearless1
 
adj

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