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Definition of "touched" []

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

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."