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touching meaning

EN[-ʌtʃɪŋ]
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    Definition of touching in English Dictionary

  • NounPLtouchingsSUF-ing
    1. The act by which something is touched.
    2. Verb
      1. present participle of touch.
      2. AdjectiveCOMmore touchingSUPmost touching
        1. Provoking sadness and pity.
          1. a touching story
      3. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • Her parents had caught her touching herself when she was fifteen. ‎
          • The thief moved closer, clutching his own race card, until his elbows were touching those of the race-goer.
          • He has the talent of touching his nose with his tongue. ‎
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Nouns
            • Countable nouns
            • Verbs
              • Verb forms
                • Participles
                  • Present participles
            Related Links:
            1. en touchings
            2. en touchingly
            3. en touching up
            4. en touchingness
            5. en touching ball
            Source: Wiktionary
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            Meaning of touching for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "touching" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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