touched


touched
touched [tʌtʃt] adj [not before noun]
1.) feeling happy and grateful because of what someone has done
touched by
We were deeply touched by their present.
touched that
Cathryn was touched that Sarah had come to see her off.
→↑touch1 (4)
2.) informal slightly crazy

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • Touched — CD R Nadja Дата выпуска 2003 Жанр …   Википедия

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  • touched — [ tʌtʃt ] adjective 1. ) feeling happy or emotional, for example because someone has been very kind, or because a situation is sad: He was touched by her care and concern. 2. ) INFORMAL OLD FASHIONED slightly crazy, in a harmless way …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • touched — [adj1] deeply moved emotionally affected, disturbed, grabbed*, impressed, melted*, softened, stirred, swayed, turned on by*, turned on to*, upset; concepts 403,542 Ant. unemotional, unmoved, untouched touched [adj2] crazy batty*, bizarre,… …   New thesaurus

  • touched — [tucht] adj. 1. emotionally affected; moved 2. slightly demented or unbalanced: also touched in the head …   English World dictionary

  • touched — index lunatic Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • touched — (adj.) stirred emotionally, mid 14c., pp. adjective from TOUCH (Cf. touch) (v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Touched — Touch Touch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Touched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Touching}.] [F. toucher, OF. touchier, tuchier; of Teutonic origin; cf. OHG. zucchen, zukken, to twitch, pluck, draw, G. zukken, zukken, v. intens. fr. OHG. ziohan to draw, G. ziehen,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • touched —    1. obsolete drunk    A shortened form of touched with liquor and usually of mild drunkenness:     In respect of her liquor traffic, she was seen touched about once a week. (Tweeddale, 1896)    2. (in the head) of unsound mind    Not necessary… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • touched — adjective (not before noun) 1 feeling happy and grateful because of someone s actions: We were deeply touched by their present. | touched that: Cathryn was touched that Sarah had come to see her off. see also: touch 1 (8) 2 informal slightly… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English