touched

adjective \ ˈtəcht \

Definition of touched

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

Examples of touched in a Sentence

  1. She was touched that he had come only to see her.

  2. We were very touched by their story.

First Known Use of touched

1595

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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TOUCHED Defined for English Language Learners

touched

Definition of touched for English Language Learners

  • : 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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