teared

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Etymology 1[edit]

tear (produce liquid from the eyes) +‎ -ed

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teared

  1. simple past tense and past participle of tear (produce liquid from the eyes)

Etymology 2[edit]

tear (rip, rend, speed) +‎ -ed

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teared

  1. (nonstandard) simple past tense and past participle of tear (rip, rend, speed)
    • 2012 January 31, Caroline Purves, “Collaborative Assessment of a Child in Foster Care: New Understanding of Bad Behavior”, in Stephen E. Finn; Constance T. Fischer; Leonard Handler White, editors, Collaborative / Therapeutic Assessment: A Casebook and Guide[1], Wiley, →ISBN, page 297:
      This split between “good” and “bad” was seen in her drawings as well — her drawing of a tree, thought to be an unconscious representation of the self, was of a 100-year-old oak tree that was going to be “teared down,”

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