touching
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈtʌtʃɪŋ/
Verb
  1. present participle of touch#English|touch
Adjective

touching

  1. Provoking sadness and pity; that can cause sadness or heartbreak among witnesses to a sad event or situation.
    a touching story
Synonyms Translations Preposition
  1. (archaic) Regarding; concerning.
    • 1611, The Holy Bible, […] (King James Version), imprinted at London: By Robert Barker, […], OCLC 964384981 ↗, 1 Corinthians 8:1 ↗:
      Now as touching things offered unto idols, we know that we all have knowledge.
Synonyms Noun

touching (plural touchings)

  1. The act by which something is touched.
  2. (India, in the plural) A snack served with alcoholic drinks in an informal environment.



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