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Definition of glassy-eyed in English:


Showing no interest or animation: glassy-eyed heroin addicts
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  • As we piled on, I noticed that everyone had the same exhausted, glassy-eyed, desperate quality about them I was sure I had.
  • A trailer loaded with canoes sits behind the Red Cross building, waiting to be deployed, and glassy-eyed relief workers stagger onto our hotel's elevators, ready to collapse.
  • Early one morning about 15 years ago I emerged, glassy-eyed, in Paris from the airport train after an overnight flight from Toronto.

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