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mov·ing

 (mo͞o′vĭng)
adj.
1. Changing or capable of changing position: a moving target.
2. Relating to or involved in a transfer of furnishings from one location to another: moving expenses; moving van.
3. Causing or producing motion.
4. Involving a motor vehicle in motion: a moving violation.
5. Arousing or capable of arousing deep emotion: a moving account of the tragedy.

mov′ing·ly adv.
Synonyms: moving, stirring, poignant, touching, affecting
These adjectives mean arousing or capable of arousing deep, usually somber emotion. Moving is the least specific: "A ... widow ... has laid her case of destitution before him, in a very moving letter" (Nathaniel Hawthorne).
Something stirring excites strong, turbulent, but not unpleasant feelings: a stirring speech about patriotism. Poignant suggests the evocation of keen, painful emotion: "The happier our new relations seemed, the stronger I felt an undercurrent of poignant sadness" (Vladimir Nabokov).
Touching emphasizes sympathy or tenderness: a touching eulogy. Affecting applies especially to what is heart-rending or bittersweet: We found the photo of the hostages' release to be deeply affecting.

moving

(ˈmuːvɪŋ)
adj
1. arousing or touching the emotions
2. changing or capable of changing position
3. causing motion
ˈmovingly adv

mov•ing

(ˈmu vɪŋ)

adj.
1. capable of or having movement.
2. causing or producing motion.
3. involved in changing the location of possessions, a residence, office, etc.
4. involving a motor vehicle in motion.
5. actuating, instigating, or impelling.
6. stirring or evoking strong feelings or emotions; touching.
[1300–50]
mov′ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.moving - in motion; "a constantly moving crowd"; "the moving parts of the machine"
mobile - moving or capable of moving readily (especially from place to place); "a mobile missile system"; "the tongue is...the most mobile articulator"
nonmoving, unmoving - not in motion
2.moving - arousing or capable of arousing deep emotion; "she laid her case of destitution before him in a very moving letter"- N. Hawthorne
emotional - of more than usual emotion; "his behavior was highly emotional"
impressive - making a strong or vivid impression; "an impressive ceremony"
stimulating - rousing or quickening activity or the senses; "a stimulating discussion"
unmoving - not arousing emotions
3.moving - used of a series of photographs presented so as to create the illusion of motion; "Her ambition was to be in moving pictures or `the movies'"
still - used of pictures; of a single or static photograph not presented so as to create the illusion of motion; or representing objects not capable of motion; "a still photograph"; "Cezanne's still life of apples"

moving

adjective
3. motivating, stimulating, dynamic, propelling, inspirational, impelling, stimulative He has been a moving force in the world of art criticism.

moving

adjective
1. Capable of moving or being moved from place to place:
2. Exciting a deep, usually somber response:
Translations
مُؤَثِّرٌمُؤَثِّر، مُحَرِّك للمشاعِر
dojemný
bevægende
liikkuvaliikuttava
dirljiv
meghatómegindítómozgó
áhrifamikill, hjartnæmur
感動させる
움직이는
ontroerendontroerendebewegendbewegende
rörande
ซึ่งดลใจ
cảm động

moving

[ˈmuːvɪŋ]
A. ADJ
1. (= not fixed) → móvil
moving partpieza f móvil
2. (= not stationary) [vehicle] → en marcha, en movimiento; [target] → móvil, en movimiento
3. (= touching) [book, story, film, sight, event] → conmovedor, emotivo
4. (fig) (= instigating) → motor (fem: motora/motriz), impulsor
the moving force behind sthla fuerza motora or motriz or impulsora de algo
the moving spirit behind sthel espíritu impulsor de algo
B. N (= relocation) moving is a very stressful experiencemudarse or una mudanza de casa es una experiencia muy estresante
C. CPD moving company N (US) → empresa f de mudanzas
moving pavement, moving sidewalk (US) Ncinta f móvil
moving picture (o.f.) Npelícula f
moving staircase Nescalera f mecánica
moving van N (US) → camión m de mudanzas
moving walkway Ncinta f móvil

moving

[ˈmuːvɪŋ]
adj
[vehicle] → en marche
a moving bus → un bus en marche moving part, moving force, moving spirit
(= touching) → émouvant(e)
a moving story → une histoire émouvante
n
(US)déménagement mmoving force n (= person) → locomotive f
the moving force in the party → la locomotive du parti
to be the moving force behind sth → être l'instigateur/trice de qch
(= thing) → élément m moteur
what is the moving force behind your writing? (= inspiration) → qu'est-ce qui vous pousse à écrire comme vous le faites?moving part n [machine] → pièce f mobilemoving picture (old-fashioned) n (= film) → film mmoving spirit n
(= person) → locomotive f
to be the moving spirit in sth → être l'instigateur/trice de qch
to be a moving spirit in sth → jouer un rôle important dans qch
to be the moving spirit behind sth → être l'instigateur/trice de qch
to be a moving spirit behind sth → jouer un rôle important dans qch
(= thing) to be the moving spirit in sth → être l'élément moteur de qchmoving walkway ntrottoir m roulant

moving

adj
(= that moves)beweglich
(= causing emotion)ergreifend; tributerührend
(Tech: = motive) → Antriebs-; moving powerAntriebskraft f; the moving spirit or force (fig)die treibende Kraft (→ behind sth hinter etw dat)
(= of removal) moving costs/expensesUmzugskosten pl

moving

:
moving pavement
n (esp Brit) → Rollband nt
moving sidewalk
n (US) → Rollband nt
moving staircase
n, moving stairs
plRolltreppe f
moving van
n (US) → Möbelwagen m

moving

[ˈmuːvɪŋ] adj
a. (parts, staircase) → mobile; (vehicle) → in moto, in corsa
b. (fig) (instigating) → animatore/trice
c. (causing emotion) → commovente, toccante

move

(muːv) verb
1. to (cause to) change position or go from one place to another. He moved his arm; Don't move!; Please move your car.
2. to change houses. We're moving on Saturday.
3. to affect the feelings or emotions of. I was deeply moved by the film.
noun
1. (in board games) an act of moving a piece. You can win this game in three moves.
2. an act of changing homes. How did your move go?
ˈmovable, ˈmoveable adjective
ˈmovement noun
1. (an act of) changing position or going from one point to another. The animal turned sideways with a swift movement.
2. activity. In this play there is a lot of discussion but not much movement.
3. the art of moving gracefully or expressively. She teaches movement and drama.
4. an organization or association. the Scout movement.
5. the moving parts of a watch, clock etc.
6. a section of a large-scale piece of music. the third movement of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony.
7. a general tendency towards a habit, point of view etc. There's a movement towards simple designs in clothing these days.
movie (-vi) noun
(especially American).
1. a cinema film. a horror movie.
2. (in plural. with the) the cinema and films in general: to go to the movies.
ˈmoving adjective
having an effect on the emotions etc. a very moving speech.
ˈmovingly adverb
get a move on
to hurry or move quickly. Get a move on, or you'll be late!
make a move
1. to move at all. If you make a move, I'll shoot you!
2. (with for or towards) to move (in the direction of). He made a move for the door.
move along
to keep moving, not staying in one place. The police told the crowd to move along.
move heaven and earth
to do everything that one possibly can.
move house
to change one's home or place of residence. They're moving house next week.
move in
to go into and occupy a house etc. We can move in on Saturday.
move off
(of vehicles etc) to begin moving away. The bus moved off just as I got to the bus stop.
move out
to leave, cease to live in, a house etc. She has to move out before the new owners arrive.
move up
to move in any given direction so as to make more space. Move up and let me sit down, please.
on the move
1. moving from place to place. With his kind of job, he's always on the move.
2. advancing. The frontiers of scientific knowledge are always on the move.

moving

مُؤَثِّرٌ dojemný bevægende rührend συγκινητικός emotivo liikuttava mobile dirljiv commovente 感動させる 움직이는 ontroerend rørende ruchomy comovente движущийся rörande ซึ่งดลใจ dokunaklı cảm động 感人的
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Now as the old man walked up and down on the veranda, his hands moving nervously about, he was hoping that George Willard would come and spend the evening with him.
If he is, and spouts a whole lot of that bone-dry stuff about the ancient Mayan civilization and their antiquities, with side lights on how the old-time Indians used to scalp their enemies, I'm going to the moving pictures
She heard him moving about the room; every sound indicating impatience and irritation.
When, therefore, intelligence was received at the fort which covered the southern termination of the portage between the Hudson and the lakes, that Montcalm had been seen moving up the Champlain, with an army "numerous as the leaves on the trees," its truth was admitted with more of the craven reluctance of fear than with the stern joy that a warrior should feel, in finding an enemy within reach of his blow.
Spear was free, and from different parts of the courtroom people were moving toward the door.
He was moving out of the railed enclosure when Andrews called him by name.
We go away tomorrow, and they are moving all my furniture down again to leave things as they were before.
Everything was unfixed from its age-long rest, and moving at whirlwind speed in a direction opposite to their own.
And now surrounded, like the saint-like personage of olden times, with a radiant halo, that glorified him amid this gloomy night of sin -- as if the departed Governor had left him an inheritance of his glory, or as if he had caught upon himself the distant shine of the celestial city, while looking thitherward to see the triumphant pilgrim pass within its gates -- now, in short, good Father Wilson was moving homeward, aiding his footsteps with a lighted lantern
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