with tears welling up in one's eyes: teary-eyed mourners.

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  • Mark strangled over a kernel of corn and stared, teary-eyed, at Billy.

    Janet of the Dunes

    Harriet T. Comstock

  • Elsewhere in the house his teary-eyed sisters went softly and silently about their daily work.