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?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say touching in sign language?

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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. Caleb Fabry:

    This guy showed us in this video that nothing matters but life and love, i think that is one of the most touching parts of this whole video.

  2. Carl Schurz:

    Ideals are like stars you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the ocean desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.

  3. Charles Kessinger:

    I remember him touching on me.

  4. Gregory Nunn:

    The most touching epitaph I ever encountered was on the tombstone of the printer of Edinburgh. It said simply: He kept down the cost and set the type right.

  5. Former OSU wrestler Mike DiSabato:

    Again, I don't -- I don't think Jim Jordan and/or a lot of folks, coaches, administrators, really understood that, you know, touching a man's genitals without the need to do so is the definition -- is a definition of sexual abuse and sexual assault. Again, in the mid -'80s, that -- that term wasn't necessarily used, however, to now say -- to now know that the word does apply to what was happening to us at the time is just -- is -- is -- is just -- it's surprising to me given the fact that Jim Jordan has -- this isn't the Jim Jordan I know.

Images & Illustrations of touching

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