Definition of tearless in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtɪəlɪs/


Not crying: Mary watched in tearless silence as the coffin was lowered
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  • Then, I had to bid a tearless farewell to the Leisure Park, the County Mall, and Bar Med, as I left Crawley for the last time.
  • I had been tearless, too frightened, and I had looked at her, and I had apologized.
  • Let these wives first step into the pyre, tearless without any affliction and well adorned.



Example sentences
  • My father's eyes became red, as they do when he cries tearlessly - the closest he ever got to crying.
  • And bravery most definitely is tearlessly kissing your son or daughter goodbye as they head off to war.
  • What could I say but cry silently and tearlessly with him in amazed, unquenched sorrow.


Example sentences
  • Detached tearlessness distances caregivers and is linked to depression and unresolved grief reactions.
  • There are other species of separation and tearlessness within the academy.
  • Thus, the same outer appearance of tearlessness may arise when he assumes a callous indifference towards life or when he hardens his heart, steeling it against love and charity and mercy.
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