🥹 Face Holding Back Tears

A yellow face with big teary eyes and a slightly open mouth. The tears are at the bottom of the eyes and ready to fall or become a tear flow. Design is similar to 🥺 Pleading Face and 🥲 Smiling Face which could also be used in a similar context. Can be used to indicate a range of emotions including pride, gratitude, sadness, anger, and fear.

Face Holding Back Tears emoji was added to Emoji 14.0 in 2021.

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🥹 Face Holding Back Tears Emoji Meaning

A holding back tears emoji rather than depicting a face whose tears have fully erupted. Conveys the struggle to not cry and hold the 💧 tears. People nearly cry at funerals, confronting someone important to them, at sad movies, or when they are proud of someone.

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Category 😃 Smileys & Emotion
Subgroup Face concerned
Codepoints 1F979

Tags and Keywords:

face holding back tears

Face Holding Back Tears 🥹 emoji codes for devs:

HTML hex 🥹
HTML dec 🥹
URL escape code %F0%9F%A5%B9
Punycode xn--ss9h
Bytes (UTF-8) f0 9f a5 b9
JavaScript, JSON, Java \ud83e\udd79
C, C++, Python \U0001f979
CSS \01F979
PHP, Ruby \u{1F979}
Perl \x{1F979}


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