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Definition of dry-eyed in English:

adjective

(Of a person) not crying: Jill was dry-eyed and stoical under assault
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  • Now, there is only the small collection of dry-eyed people, and the pastor with no pulpit and a slender red holy book in his hand.
  • Christopher was dry-eyed, but he stared into space, not seeming to be aware of his surroundings.
  • It requires massive effort for victims to narrate with dry-eyed clarity the devastating impact of the bomb; for some it is an impossible, or unbearable, contradiction.

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