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    touching - Dictionary definition and meaning for word touching

    Definition
    (noun) the event of something coming in contact with the body
    Synonyms : touch
    Example Sentence
    • he longed for the touch of her hand
    • the cooling touch of the night air
    Definition
    (noun) the act of putting two things together with no space between them
    Synonyms : touch
    Example Sentence
    • at his touch the room filled with lights
    Definition
    (adj) arousing affect
    Synonyms : affecting , poignant
    Example Sentence
    • the homecoming of the released hostages was an affecting scene
    • poignant grief cannot endure forever
    • his gratitude was simple and touching
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for touching

TOUCHING or HEART-RENDING, both refer to something that is tragic or sad.

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