Definition of "touched" []

  • Emotionally affected; moved: very touched by the stranger's kindness. (adjective)
  • Somewhat demented or mentally unbalanced. (adjective)
  • Moved to sympathy or emotion; affected (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Showing slight insanity (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "touched" in a sentence
  • "First Relay to see that all children actually _walk_; no running; when hands are to be touched, they _must be touched_; when erasers or handkerchiefs are dropped, they must be picked up by the ones who dropped them before proceeding with the game; if to be exchanged, they must be exchanged."
  • "They use the phrase "touched by the sun" whenever they discuss skin tone."
  • "I picked up the second one on a whim, since it was next to Gura's book and the title touched upon my need to know how exactly the French philosopher's did influence the ideas of at least a couple Transcendentalists."