touching

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touching

  1. Present participle of touch.

Adjective[edit]

touching (comparative more touching, superlative most touching)

  1. Provoking sadness and pity.
    a touching story

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Noun[edit]

touching (plural touchings)

  1. The act by which something is touched.
    • 2011, Lance J. Rips, Lines of Thought: Central Concepts in Cognitive Psychology (page 168)
      But we can also take a more analytical attitude to these displays, interpreting the movements as no more than approachings, touchings, and departings with no implication that one shape caused the other to move.

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