Definition of unshed in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ʌnˈʃɛd/


(Of tears) welling in a person’s eyes but not falling on their cheeks: her eyes were bright with unshed tears
More example sentences
  • Leaning in, she planted a light kiss on his cheek, smiling through unshed tears.
  • Her eyes were brimming with unshed tears threatening to fall down her pale and fragile face.
  • My eyes burned with unshed tears but I refused to let them fall.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: un¦shed

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.