English adjective: touching
|1.||touching arousing affect|
|Samples||The homecoming of the released hostages was an affecting scene.|
Poignant grief cannot endure forever.
His gratitude was simple and touching.
English noun: touching
|1.||touching (event) the event of something coming in contact with the body|
|Samples||He longed for the touch of her hand.|
The cooling touch of the night air.
|Broader (hypernym)||contact, impinging, striking|
|Narrower (hyponym)||brush, light touch, stroke|
|2.||touching (act) the act of putting two things together with no space between them|
|Samples||At his touch the room filled with lights.|
|Broader (hypernym)||act, deed, human action, human activity|
|Narrower (hyponym)||buss, catch, contact, dab, dig, fingering, grab, grazing, grope, handling, hit, hitting, jab, kiss, kiss, lap, lick, manipulation, osculation, palpation, pat, physical contact, shaving, skimming, snap, snatch, striking, stroke, stroking, tactual exploration, tag, tap, tickle, tickling, titillation|