touched

adjective
\ ˈtəcht How to pronounce touched (audio) \

Definition of touched

1 : emotionally stirred (as with gratitude)
2 : slightly unbalanced mentally

Examples of touched in a Sentence

She was touched that he had come only to see her. We were very touched by their story.
Recent Examples on the Web Rossi positioned himself for an inside pass entering Turn 5, but the two touched wheels, and Rossi spun. Nathan Brown, The Indianapolis Star, 22 Sep. 2021 Another mistake on a touched punt by Henry gave Mt. Carmel the ball at the Patriots’ 47. Terry Monahan, San Diego Union-Tribune, 27 Aug. 2021 Clean and disinfect touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe. Richard Tribou, orlandosentinel.com, 23 July 2021 Clean and disinfect touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe. Richard Tribou, orlandosentinel.com, 23 July 2021 Clean and disinfect touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe. Richard Tribou, orlandosentinel.com, 23 July 2021 The people most closely touched are still grieving. Miami Herald Editorial Board, Star Tribune, 16 July 2021 Clean and disinfect touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe. Garfield Hylton, orlandosentinel.com, 9 July 2021 Clean and disinfect touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe. Richard Tribou, orlandosentinel.com, 25 June 2021

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First Known Use of touched

1595, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of touched was in 1595

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24 Sep 2021

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“Touched.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/touched. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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touched

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of touched

: having a small amount of something
: having emotional feelings because you are grateful or pleased by what someone has done or said
: slightly crazy

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