from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Emotionally affected; moved: very touched by the stranger's kindness.
- adj. Somewhat demented or mentally unbalanced.
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- adj. Emotionally moved (by), made to feel emotion (by).
- adj. Slightly mentally deficient; touched in the head.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of touch.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. being excited or provoked to the expression of an emotion
- adj. slightly insane
- adj. having come into contact
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First Relay to see that all children actually _walk_; no running; when hands are to be touched, they _must be touched_; when erasers or handkerchiefs are dropped, they must be picked up by the ones who dropped them before proceeding with the game; if to be exchanged, they must be exchanged.
They use the phrase "touched by the sun" whenever they discuss skin tone.
I picked up the second one on a whim, since it was next to Gura's book and the title touched upon my need to know how exactly the French philosopher's did influence the ideas of at least a couple Transcendentalists.
The title touched on one of my pet peeves: the equation of 'baseball' with 'major league 'baseball'.
His name touched the fringes of his thoughts and he was immediately alert.
Mr. Obama's deliberate use of the phrase touched off a furor, even if the basic outlines of a peace settlement remain unchanged.
The soft beauty of the Latin word touched with an enchanting touch the dark of the evening, with a touch fainter and more persuading than the touch of music or of a woman's hand.
Palin touched a visible nerve with the American gun-owning community so that opposition leaders took notice.
Where her skin touched the floor, flowers sprouted.
Sarah Palin touched on a host of topics — including Reaganomics, China and human rights, Tibet, the Asian and U.S. economies, family and moose in Alaska — as she delivered a speech to investors Wednesday in Hong Kong, according to audience members.