Definition of 'touching'
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What follows is an uplifting, funny and touching journey. The Sun (2016)He said:'Even when we were rock bottom we were still within touching distance. The Sun (2016)The gold medal was within touching distance. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It was a touching story of a hare rousing a sleepy bear to enjoy snowy festivities. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Visitors to the flat in those early days found the scene touching. AN UNLIKELY COUNTESS: Lily Budge and the 13th Earl of Galloway (2004)It was another highly touching moment on an afternoon of huge pathos. The Sun (2012)There is something touching and salutary about that. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Touching tributes were written on the walls yesterday. The Sun (2009)It was terrible to be within touching distance. The Sun (2010)It is both a political satire and a touching story of the friendship between human and hound. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The touching scene speaks volumes about our shared lineage with great apes. The Sun (2012)It sounds cheesy but it was actually a genuinely touching moment. The Sun (2010)There is something touching and rather noble in the repetition of this formula. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was a touching tribute to a friend she had met online. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Against that he made five birdies in a row just to get us in touching distance. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is a feelgood episode with some great lines and touching moments. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It serves as a touching tribute to the love of his life without being too sentimental. The Sun (2013)But the bottom line is that he has written a book that is both very funny and touching. The Sun (2014)As we watch them grow up it becomes a hugely touching tale about family life and the pain of separation. The Sun (2012)There are some touching scenes between the main characters that show the depth and complexities of the friendships between them. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was a compelling drama that told a touching story about how adoption secrets can have a terrible backlash to all concerned. The Sun (2007)It's a touching and sometimes funny portrait of rural life. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This touching tale about cancer sufferers is the next in this brilliant series of dramas by new film-makers. The Sun (2012)A serious contribution to history as well as funny and touching. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'touching'
British English: touching /ˈtʌtʃɪŋ/ ADJECTIVE
If something is touching, it causes feelings of sadness or sympathy.
...a touching tale of love and romance.
- American English: touching
- Arabic: مُؤَثِّر
- Brazilian Portuguese: comovente
- Chinese: 动人的
- Croatian: dirljiv
- Czech: dojemný
- Danish: rørende
- Dutch: ontroerend
- European Spanish: enternecedor
- Finnish: koskettava
- French: touchant
- German: rührend
- Greek: συγκινητικός
- Italian: toccante
- Japanese: 感動的な
- Korean: 감동적인
- Norwegian: rørende
- Polish: wzruszający
- European Portuguese: comovente
- Romanian: impresionant
- Russian: трогательный
- Spanish: enternecedor
- Swedish: rörande
- Thai: ที่สามารถกระตุ้นความรู้สึกอ่อนโยน
- Turkish: dokunaklı konuşma
- Ukrainian: зворушливий
- Vietnamese: gây xúc động
Definition of touching from the Collins English Dictionary
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