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touching

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of touching

  1. 1 having a border in common <touching lots in the housing development will eventually be separated by hedges for privacy> Synonyms abutting, adjoining, bordering, conterminous, contiguous, flanking, flush, fringing, joining, juxtaposed, neighboring, skirting, adjacent, vergingRelated Words approximate, close, closest, immediate, near, nearby, nearest, next-door, nigh; attached, communicating, connected, connecting, interconnecting, joined, linked, united; bounding, circumjacent, embracing, encircling, enclosing (also inclosing), fencing, rimming, surrounding; marginal, peripheral, tangent, tangential; ambient, encompassingNear Antonyms apart, detached, disconnected, discrete, free-standing, isolate, isolated, removed, separate, single, unattached, unconnected, unlinked; away, distant, far, faraway, far-off, farthest, remote; discontinuous, noncontinuous; broken up, disjoined, dissevered, dissociated, disunited, divided, divorced, parted, ramified, resolved, severed, split, sundered, uncoupled, unyokedAntonyms nonadjacent, noncontiguous

  2. 2 having the power to affect the feelings or sympathies <a touching movie about two lost animals who try to find their way home> Synonyms affecting, emotional, impactful, impressive, poignant, stirring, movingRelated Words eloquent, expressive, meaningful, significant; demonstrative, excitable, feeling, passionate, responsive, sensitive; exciting, inspirational, provoking, rousing, stimulating; dramatic, histrionic, melodramatic, theatrical (also theatric); catharticNear Antonyms cold, cool, detached, dispassionate, emotionless; deadpanAntonyms unaffecting, unemotional, unimpressive




touching

preposition

Synonyms and Antonyms of touching

  1. having to do with <there has been an objection touching the last of the proposed new bylaws> Synonyms apropos, apropos of, as far as, as for, as regards (also as respects), as to, concerning, of, on, regarding, respecting, about, toward (or towards)Related Words over




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