Adjective "tearing" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈtɛːrɪŋ/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Violent; extreme.
  1. 'the tearing wind'
  2. 'Don't visit this venue if you are in a tearing hurry.'
  3. 'Speaking of which, thanks to leaving in a tearing hurry at 8: 25, I am not among the photos.'
  4. 'Gardens take time, and these ones had obviously been built in a tearing hurry, with little money and far too much optimism.'
  5. 'The French Open is certainly not for anyone in a tearing hurry.'
  6. 'At least here he had some protection from the wind, the relentless, tearing wind that whipped him so viciously whenever the opportunity arose.'
  7. 'She now had both arms crossed in front of her face to shield her eyes from the tearing winds.'
  8. 'The coffee is my breakfast because most mornings I run out the house in a tearing hurry.'
  9. 'Apparently in a tearing hurry, he squeezed between a bullock cart and my car.'
  10. 'And nobody seems to be in a tearing hurry to introduce it in the first phase, East-West Corridor, itself.'

Definitions

1. shedding tears.

More examples(as adjective)

"vehicles can be tearing up plantationses."

"vehicles can be tearing up fields."

"tanks can be tearing up plantationses."

"tanks can be tearing up fields."

"pains can be tearing."

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Origin

(tearing)