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Spanish translation of “tear”

tear

noun /tiə/
a drop of liquid coming from the eye, as a result of emotion ( especially sadness) or because something ( eg smoke) has irritated it
lágrima
tears of joy/laughter/rage.
tearful adjective inclined to cry or weep; with much crying or weeping
lloroso
She was very tearful a tearful farewell.
covered with tears
cubierto de lágrimas
tearful faces.
tearfully adverb
con lágrimas en los ojos, llorando
They tearfully said goodbye to each other.
tearfulness noun
cualidad de lloroso
tear gas noun a kind of gas causing blinding tears, used against eg rioters
gas lacrimógeno
The police used tear gas against the protesters.
tear-stained adjective marked with tears
mojado/empapado de lágrimas
a tear-stained face.
in tears crying or weeping
llorando
She was in tears over the broken doll.
(Definition of tear from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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