Synonyms of moving
1 emotionalDictionary • It was a moving moment for them.
emotional • It was a very emotional moment.
touching • the touching tale of a wife who stood by the husband she loved
affecting • one of the most affecting pieces of the film
exciting • the most exciting adventure of their lives
inspiring • It was not our most inspiring performance of the season.
stirring • a stirring account of the final months of the old regime
poignant • a poignant reminder of her sister's death
emotive • He made an emotive speech to his fans.
2 mobileDictionary • the moving parts in the engine
mobile • a four-hundred-seat mobile theatre
running • Wash the lentils under cold, running water.
active • Guerrilla groups are active in the province.
operational • The new space station will be fully operational by next year.
in motion • Always stay seated while a bus is in motion.
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activeIf you say that a person or animal is active in a particular place or at a particular time, you mean that they are performing their usual activities or performing a particular activity.
• Guerrilla groups are active in the province.
affectingIf you describe something such as a story or a piece of music as affecting, you think it is good because it makes you feel a strong emotion, especially sadness or pity.
• one of the most affecting pieces of the film
• It was a very emotional moment.
Thesaurus for moving from the Collins English Thesaurus
arousing or touching the emotions
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