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tr.v. bleared, blear·ing, blears
1. To blur or redden (the eyes).
2. To blur; dim.
[Middle English bleren.]
(tr) to make (eyes or sight) dim with or as if with tears; blur
a less common word for bleary
[C13: blere to make dim; related to Middle High German blerre blurred vision]
1. to make dim, as with tears or inflammation.adj.
2. (of the eyes) dim from tears.
3. dim; indistinct.n.
4. a blur; cloudiness; dimness.
[1250–1300; Middle English bleri, blere, of obscure orig.]
Past participle: bleared
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|Verb||1.||blear - make dim or indistinct; "The fog blurs my vision"|
|Adj.||1.||blear - tired to the point of exhaustion |
tired - depleted of strength or energy; "tired mothers with crying babies"; "too tired to eat"