When your tears reveal that you are upset and sad, this is an example of a situation where your tears evince your feelings.
- Obs. to overcome
- to show plainly; indicate; make manifest; esp., to show that one has (a specified quality, feeling, etc.)
Origin of evinceClassical Latin evincere, to conquer, win one's point ; from e-, intensive + vincere, to conquer: see victor
transitive verbe·vinced, e·vinc·ing, e·vinc·es
Origin of evinceLatin &emacron;vincere, to prevail, prove; see evict.
(third-person singular simple present evinces, present participle evincing, simple past and past participle evinced)