misty-eyed


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mist·y-eyed

(mĭs′tē-īd′)
adj.
1. Having the eyes blurred, as with tears.
2. Having a sentimental or dreamy quality: a misty-eyed view of the past.

misty-eyed

adj
feeling so happy or sentimental, esp about the past, as to be on the verge of tears.

mist′y-eyed`



adj.
1. having the eyes obscured by tears.
2. sentimental or dreamy: a misty-eyed romantic.
[1955–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.misty-eyed - having eyes blurred as with tearsmisty-eyed - having eyes blurred as with tears; "sad and misty-eyed"
tearful - filled with or marked by tears; "tearful eyes"; "tearful entreaties"
Translations

misty-eyed

[ˈmɪstɪˌaɪd] ADJsentimental

misty-eyed

[ˌmɪstɪˈaɪd] adjtrasognato/a
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He veiled a glance of disdain at his fel- lows who strewed the ground, choking with dust, red from perspiration, misty-eyed, disheveled.
Mr Khan says 'It's no coincidence then, as one Guardian editor rightly pointed out, that so many Brexiteers have misty-eyed memories of ex-colonies.'
If you get all misty-eyed about a bridge built using foreign steel and expertise, then don't be shy when it comes to associating yourself with Scottish food poverty, drug deaths and homelessness.
I had visions of my children calmly stroking these animals as I looked on, misty-eyed, at the cuteness of it all.
In a wistful and nostalgic mood again here at Ultimate - but we couldn't help getting all misty-eyed over The Adventures who play their last-ever concert in the New Year.
So instead of wallowing in misty-eyed nostalgia on the 40th anniversary of Ally MacLeod's misadventures in Argentina, we could be getting ready to go on the march with Shelley's Army, as in Shelley Kerr (above), the Scotland head coach.
Lara Keay, a journalist for the (http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5775535/Meghan-Markle-left-Royal-wedding-guests-tears-poem-reception.html) Daily Mail , revealed that Prince Harry even got misty-eyed while listening to what Markle had to say.
One moment I had been a misty-eyed Tolkien acolyte, the next I was seized by the kind of newfound fervor that sends evangelical missionaries to Papua New Guineafitting for an author whose best stories concern unholy cults and their alien gods.
Our records with the sugar trade, the rubber trade and the opium trade are excellent examples of the " Global Britain" which leavers of the EU are misty-eyed with nostalgia about.
Our records with the sugar trade, the rubber trade and the opium trade are excellent examples of the "Global Britain" which leavers of the EU are misty-eyed with nostalgia about, MARCIA ROMNEY, Morpeth
I GOT misty-eyed watching Andy Pandy to Zebedee: The A to Z of Classic Children's Television (BBC4 Tuesday).
To be sure Karachi has its defenders, many of them resident for generations, and they extol its virtues at every opportunity, usually citing a misty-eyed past that refers to a time when there were bikinis on French Beach, the power was on most of the time, crime was low and there was a kind of shabby gentility.