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tear·ful

 (tîr′fəl)
adj.
1. Filled with or accompanied by tears: tearful eyes; a tearful farewell.
2. So piteous as to excite tears: a tearful melodrama.

tear′ful·ly adv.
tear′ful·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.tearfully - with tears; in a tearful manner; "the man confessed tearfully to having beaten his wife"
Translations
بِعيون دامِعَه
plačtivě
tårevædet
könnyesen
gráti næst; grátandi
plačlivo
ağlayarak

tearfully

[ˈtɪəfəlɪ] ADV [say, reply, smile] → con lágrimas en los ojos, llorando

tearfully

[ˈtɪərfʊli] adv
[say, tell, admit, smile] → à travers ses larmes
Gwendolen smiled tearfully → Gwendolen sourit à travers ses larmes.
(= in tears)
She returned home tearfully to face her parents → Elle est rentrée chez elle en larmes, s'apprêtant à affronter ses parents.tear gas [ˈtɪərgæs] ngaz m lacrymogènetea room tearoom [ˈtiːruːm] nsalon m de thétear-stained [ˈtɪərsteɪnd] adjbaigné(e) de larmes

tearfully

adv lookmit Tränen in den Augen; sayunter Tränen

tearfully

[ˈtɪəfəlɪ] advcon le lacrime agli occhi

tear1

(tiə) noun
a drop of liquid coming from the eye, as a result of emotion (especially sadness) or because something (eg smoke) has irritated it. tears of joy/laughter/rage.
ˈtearful adjective
1. inclined to cry or weep; with much crying or weeping. She was very tearful; a tearful farewell.
2. covered with tears. tearful faces.
ˈtearfully adverb
ˈtearfulness noun
tear gas
a kind of gas causing blinding tears, used against eg rioters.
ˈtear-stained adjective
marked with tears. a tear-stained face.
in tears
crying or weeping. She was in tears over the broken doll.
References in classic literature ?
The house was soon roused,--lights were seen, footsteps heard, anxious faces thronged the verandah, and looked tearfully through the glass doors; but St.
She sunk down gently at the Doctor's feet, though he did his utmost to prevent her; and said, looking up, tearfully, into his face:
Yes, it is infested with rats," said Tabitha tearfully, "I caught seven young ones out of one hole in the back kitchen, and we had them for dinner last Saturday.
Sancho did so, and, bidding them farewell, allowed his eyes to he bandaged, but immediately afterwards uncovered them again, and looking tenderly and tearfully on those in the garden, bade them help him in his present strait with plenty of Paternosters and Ave Marias, that God might provide some one to say as many for them, whenever they found themselves in a similar emergency.
That is why there are so many "broad natures" among us who never lose their ideal even in the depths of degradation; and though they never stir a finger for their ideal, though they are arrant thieves and knaves, yet they tearfully cherish their first ideal and are extraordinarily honest at heart.
When Achilles saw him thus weeping he was sorry for him and said, "Why, Patroclus, do you stand there weeping like some silly child that comes running to her mother, and begs to be taken up and carried--she catches hold of her mother's dress to stay her though she is in a hurry, and looks tearfully up until her mother carries her--even such tears, Patroclus, are you now shedding.
she turned upon him tearfully, from the doorstep below.
But a few days before they left Moscow, moved and excited by all that was going on, she called Sonya to her and, instead of reproaching and making demands on her, tearfully implored her to sacrifice herself and repay all that the family had done for her by breaking off her engagement with Nicholas.
Tearfully they cast a last look at the shattered tomb of their master, shouldered the heavy burden of gold that would at least furnish comfort, if not happiness, to their bereaved and beloved mistress, and made their mournful way back across the desolate valley of Opar, and downward through the forests beyond toward the distant bungalow.
All that she could do was to point tearfully at the baby, now wailing piteously in her arms, and repeat over and over, "Fever--fever--fever.
Just imagine how you would feel if somebody told you to your face that you were skinny and ugly," pleaded Anne tearfully.
Oh, poor, poor Paddy," said tender-hearted Cecily tearfully.