What does touching mean?

Definitions for touching
ˈtʌtʃ ɪŋtouch·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word touching.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. touch, touching(noun)

    the event of something coming in contact with the body

    "he longed for the touch of her hand"; "the cooling touch of the night air"

  2. touch, touching(adj)

    the act of putting two things together with no space between them

    "at his touch the room filled with lights"

  3. affecting, poignant, touching(adj)

    arousing affect

    "the homecoming of the released hostages was an affecting scene"; "poignant grief cannot endure forever"; "his gratitude was simple and touching"

Wiktionary

  1. touching(Adjective)

    Provoking sadness and pity.

    a touching story

Webster Dictionary

  1. Touching

    of Touch

  2. Touching(adj)

    affecting; moving; pathetic; as, a touching tale

  3. Touching

    concerning; with respect to

  4. Touching(noun)

    the sense or act of feeling; touch

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. touching

    The state of a ship's sails when they first begin to lift or shiver with their edges in the direction of the wind. It is occasioned either by a change in the wind or in the ship's course. (See FULL AND BY.)--Luff and touch her! is the order to the helmsman to bring the vessel up, and see how near she will come to the wind, or to give facility for taking in a reef when about to lower the top-sails, or for deadening the ship's way.

How to pronounce touching?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say touching in sign language?

  1. touching

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of touching in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of touching in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of touching in a Sentence

  1. Amos Gregory:

    We're touching it up, we try to do it at least yearly, to get down here together.

  2. Mark Dyke:

    People we don’t even know, we’ve never met, came and shared their personal stories, advocating for a little autistic boy they’ve never met yet, just to see the outpouring of support was really touching.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    Salute with hand palm touching the forehead is not respect for the authority unless and until it is offered from own heart in fact.

  4. John Lennon:

    He came out to probably the most touching ovation I've ever heard, we all shed a tear on stage.

  5. Sowmyanarayan Sampath:

    Everyone touching your network has to be authenticated, every application, every bit of data that comes in, you verify it... You just have to do a lot more to check,( including) multi-factor authentication, identity management, encryption.

Images & Illustrations of touching

  1. touchingtouchingtouchingtouchingtouching

Popularity rank by frequency of use

touching#10000#11305#100000

Translations for touching

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for touching »

Translation

Find a translation for the touching definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these touching definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "touching." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 3 Dec. 2020. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/touching>.

    Are we missing a good definition for touching? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for touching:


    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.