out of touch

Definition of out of touch

  1. 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. 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.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

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  1. :  to bring a bodily part into contact with especially so as to perceive through the tactile sense :  handle or feel gently usually with the intent to understand or appreciate

    :  to strike or push lightly especially with the hand or foot or an implement

    :  to lay hands upon (one afflicted with scrofula) with intent to heal

  1. :  a light stroke, tap, or push

    :  a hit against an opponent in fencing

    :  the act or fact of touching


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