Definition Of tearing


(of the eye) produce tears.

the freezing wind made her eyes tear

be in a state of uncertainty between two conflicting options or parties.

he was torn between his duty and his better instincts

move very quickly, typically in a reckless or excited manner.

she tore along the footpath on her bike

pull or rip (something) apart or to pieces with force.

I tore up the letter

violent; extreme.

he did seem to be in a tearing hurry

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Example Of tearing

  • And nobody seems to be in a tearing hurry to introduce it in the first phase, East-West Corridor, itself.

  • Apparently in a tearing hurry, he squeezed between a bullock cart and my car.

  • At least here he had some protection from the wind, the relentless, tearing wind that whipped him so viciously whenever the opportunity arose.

  • City builders are realising this is a great option to embark on especially at a time when every enterprise is in a tearing hurry to kickstart its business.

  • Don't visit this venue if you are in a tearing hurry.

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