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stare

(stār),
1. To look intently or fixedly.
2. An intent gaze.
[A.S. starian]

stare

(stār) [AS. starian]
To gaze fixedly at anyone or anything.
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Participants more frequently reported having experienced the phenomenon of being stared at by someone else (M= 3.08, SD = 0.98), compared to having acting as starers themselves (M = 3.02, SD = 0.95), although this difference only approached significance, t(1199) = 1.94, p = .052, r = .03.
Brian joked with Clare Balding on her chat show: "I was just staring at him as he looked back, and as he called security, "He was so sparkly that year, he was doing the gangster thing but honestly I just stared."
I used to lower my head when I went out, so I wouldn't get stared at and called names.
Surveys suggest that 70 to 90% of the population has experienced an uneasy feeling of being stared at, only to turn around and discover somebody looking at them (Coover, 1913; Braud, Shafer, & Andrews, 1993a).
Friedman's empty fetishes, though, are juxtaposed with his 1992-97 piece 1,000 Hours of Staring, a square piece of white paper whose status as an art object rests with the artist's claim that he stared at the thing off and on for a thousand hours.
He just stared at her; and he could see it all there in her countenance, etched with the sharpness of print on paper.
If being stared at makes you feel uncomfortable, then whether you're male or female you should say something.
I returned it to him and stared forward, trying to process what had just happened.
Cox, president and editor-in-chief of Black Issues Book Review, audience members at black owned Karibu Books stared. A tall brother wearing a black beret stood behind four rows of filled chairs and cocked his head 45 degrees, as if his crooked angle could help him decipher Blair's answers.
Never mind that they were in a liberal-minded neighborhood; onlookers still stared and whispered nasty comments.
That day I found out how easily sound carries in cold weather: All my neighbors stopped shoveling and stared at me as I let out a string of expletives I can't repeat!
So I sat down at my computer and stared at it--and my computer with its rectangular and wickedly blank Cyclops eye stared back.