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tear-stained

[ teer-steynd ]
/ ˈtɪərˌsteɪnd /
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adjective

marked or wet with tears: a tear-stained letter.
showing traces of tears or signs of having wept: tear-stained cheeks.

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Origin of tear-stained

First recorded in 1585–95

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