out of touch

idiom

Definition of out of touch

1 : not communicating with each other I don't know if he still lives there. We've been out of touch for some time.
2 : in a state of not knowing what is happening, how certain people feel, etc. I've been away from the business for several years and feel quite out of touch. usually + with He is out of touch with the younger generation.

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“Out of touch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/out%20of%20touch. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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