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1Feeling gratitude or sympathy; moved.‘the star said he was ‘very touched’ to receive his medal’
- ‘His family have been touched by them all.’
- ‘Her conscience has clearly been touched.’
- ‘She hadn't anticipated being touched by the incident.’
- ‘Cox said he has been touched by the military's gratitude and takes great pride in helping protect other service members.’
- ‘And once more I am profoundly touched and humbled by the evidence of the human spirit writ large.’
- ‘Gold uses this zeitgeist moment to introduce several people touched by it.’
- ‘The times I saw him with Uncle Joe, I couldn't help feeling touched by his effort.’
- ‘I sincerely hope that everyone touched by this tragedy can begin to find peace now that the trial is over.’
- ‘There was a genuine concern in Kerrison's voice and Jonathan was touched by the sincerity.’
- ‘I have noticed people seem to be genuinely touched by your music.’
- ‘Prudie feels certain they will be touched to learn of your feelings.’
- ‘Thanks for reading and I hope you are all touched from my account of bullying.’
- ‘Clearly touched by the R150000 gift Mandela said he was overwhelmed by the generosity of people in the country.’
- ‘My friends and I were deeply touched by Lydia's plight and wanted to do something to help her.’
- ‘Relatives have been touched by this issue.’
- ‘Despite the loss, Morariu, who is now in full remission, was touched by the rousing ovation she received.’
- ‘A compassionate journalist on the train, touched by her plight, covers her fare.’
- ‘Everyone who met the children was touched.’
- ‘Annabelle was deeply touched at his unselfish avowal of where his first duty lay.’
- ‘I was touched by his sincerity.’
2informal Slightly mad; crazy.‘you have to be a little touched to do my job’
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