touched


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touched

 (tŭcht)
adj.
1. Emotionally affected; moved: very touched by the stranger's kindness.
2. Somewhat demented or mentally unbalanced.

touched

(tʌtʃt)
adj (postpositive)
1. moved to sympathy or emotion; affected
2. showing slight insanity

touched

(tʌtʃt)

adj.
1. moved; stirred.
2. slightly crazy; unbalanced: touched in the head.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.touched - having come into contacttouched - having come into contact    
untouched - not having come in contact
2.touched - being excited or provoked to the expression of an emotion; "too moved to speak"; "very touched by the stranger's kindness"
affected - acted upon; influenced
emotional - of more than usual emotion; "his behavior was highly emotional"
3.touched - slightly insanetouched - slightly insane      
insane - afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement; "was declared insane"; "insane laughter"

touched

adjective
1. moved, affected, upset, impressed, stirred, disturbed, melted, softened, swayed I was touched to hear that he finds me engaging.
2. mad, crazy, nuts (slang), daft (informal), batty (slang), cuckoo (informal), barmy (slang), nutty (slang), bonkers (slang, chiefly Brit.), loopy (informal), crackpot (informal), out to lunch (informal), gonzo (slang), not all there, doolally (slang), off your trolley (slang), up the pole (informal), soft in the head (informal), not right in the head, off your rocker (slang), nutty as a fruitcake (slang), wacko or whacko (informal) They thought I was a bit touched.

touched

adjective
Afflicted with or exhibiting irrationality and mental unsoundness:
Informal: bonkers, cracked, daffy, gaga, loony.
Chiefly British: crackers.
Idioms: around the bend, crazy as a loon, mad as a hatter, not all there, nutty as a fruitcake, off one's head, off one's rocker, of unsound mind, out of one's mind, sick in the head, stark raving mad.
Translations
dojatý
rørte
liikuttunut
dirnut
感動した
감동한
rörd
สะเทือนใจ
xúc động

touched

[tʌtʃt] ADJ (= crazy) → tocado, majara
he must be touched in the head!¡tiene que estar tocado del ala!

touched

[ˈtʌtʃt] adj (= emotionally moved) → touché(e)
I was really touched → Cela m'a vraiment touché.

touched

adj pred
(= moved)gerührt, bewegt
to be a bit touched (inf: = mad) → einen leichten Stich haben (inf)

touched

[tʌtʃt] adj (moved) → commosso/a (fam) (crazy) → tocco/a, toccato/a

touched

مُتَأَثِّر dojatý rørte gerührt συγκινημένος conmovido liikuttunut touché dirnut toccato 感動した 감동한 ontroerd rørt dotknięty comovido тронутый rörd สะเทือนใจ duygulanmış xúc động 被感动的
References in classic literature ?
Not that they touched hands often, save at meeting and parting; but that in handling the bicycles, in strapping on the books of verse they carried into the hills, and in conning the pages of books side by side, there were opportunities for hand to stray against hand.
He ran home and told his Mother, saying, "Although it hurts me very much, I only touched it gently.
Lizzie took her right hand from the scull it held, and touched her lips with it, and for a moment held it out lovingly towards him: then, without speaking, she resumed her rowing, as another boat of similar appearance, though in rather better trim, came out from a dark place and dropped softly alongside.
At last he dreamt one night that he found a beautiful purple flower, and that in the middle of it lay a costly pearl; and he dreamt that he plucked the flower, and went with it in his hand into the castle, and that everything he touched with it was disenchanted, and that there he found his Jorinda again.
A joyous ray of the rising sun entered through her window and touched her face.
The violent beating of her heart rendered her perceptions so doubtful that even when she touched him and listened for his breathing, she could not trust her conclusions.
There is a hurried rush of the School fags to the spot, but no one throws himself on the ball, the only chance, and young Brooke has touched it right under the School goal-posts.
But if the shield was touched with the sharp end of the lance, the combat was understood to be at outrance, that is, the knights were to fight with sharp weapons, as in actual battle.