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  • adj. No longer maintaining contact or communications.
  • adj. no longer conversant with facts; not aware or realistic


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  • The "seriously wounded" prisoner was Andrey Khozyaynov, of the Marine Infantry Brigade, and his version conveys a remarkable impression of the character of the Stalingrad street fighting, where the individual courage and tenacity of a few soldiers and junior N. C.O.'s, often out of touch and given up for lost by their own high command, could affect the whole development of the battle.


  • For long moments, she was floating, out of touch with any world but the sensate, aware only of him, his touch, his … worship.

    A Lady of His Own

  • Caught off-guard, he did not realize at first that Karanissa had been out of touch since before that extinction happened; instead, he thought she was using the word Northerner in some unfamiliar way.

    With a Single Spell

  • All the incident really proved was that Diane was out of touch with popular culture, in the reading-and-television-watching category.

    Grave Surprise

  • The hag Xanthippe should have realized this, but she was out of touch with events and did not know with whom she was messing; she would surely pay a price.

    Dragon on a Pedestal

  • It is the hawks, or so-called realists, who are out of touch with the essence of what it means to be human, the idealistic doves whose thinking is more in accord with the reality of human nature.


  • Pickett was in charge of the Department of North Carolina and was out of touch with the corps.


  • Under Lalu Prasad, it was a subaltern open house overrun by cattle at the back and all hues of lounge lizards up front - socialists and scamsters, scribes and singers, sycophants and scoundrels, in-laws and outlaws, a whole court confederacy that first put Lalu Prasad out of touch with his rooted reality and, then, out of power.

    The Telegraph - Calcutta (Kolkata) - Frontpage

  • The OIA had been out of touch with us for over a month, Earthside time.


  • That's right, Missouri - John McCain is so out of touch with the struggles you are facing that he must be the first politician in history to call a tax cut for working people "welfare."

    Remarks of Senator Barack Obama (St. Louis, MO)


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