out-of-touch


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Related to out-of-touch: not a chance, in droves, without a hitch

out-of-touch

(out′əv-touch′)
adj.
1. Unaware of the latest developments, as in current events or an area of interest.
2. Unable to appreciate or understand the concerns or difficulties of others: out-of-touch politicians.
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We need to kick these emotionally illiterate and out-of-touch Tories into the wilderness - and quickly
This is what is wrong with the justice system and why the public are so fed-up with out-of-touch judges handing down sentences that don't fit the crime.
something unlikely to resonate with this out-of-touch Tory.
Voters backed Brexit in a "howl of anger" at out-of-touch politicians but must be given the chance to rethink the decision, according to leader Tim Farron.
Few would disagree that the expense associated with opening the imperial British Parliament by an out-of-touch tyrannical head of state is a complete waste of money.
If young ones can't get onto the property ladder it's all down to our useless, out-of-touch Tory government and their equally useless Tory policies.
Poor decisions by out-of-touch cabinet members and officers have cost this city.
e Commonwealth Games is no longer the event it used to be and I think the BBC organisers are so out-of-touch with what viewers want that they should do their homework or some sort of poll.
They have rejected the failed policies of the out-of-touch Tories, they have rejected the isolationism and scaremongering of Ukip.
The Park Avenue Princess has a legion of critics who have claimed that she is arrogant and out-of-touch with reality.
Forty years on, we have a complete role reversal with our out-of-touch politicians of all parties allowing these corrupt money men in the big city to drain our country dry.
It's about time we told our out-of-touch government that enough is enough.