adverb see touching II

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  • touchingly — touching ► ADJECTIVE ▪ arousing strong emotion; moving. ► PREPOSITION ▪ concerning. DERIVATIVES touchingly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • Touchingly — Touching Touch ing (t[u^]ch [i^]ng), a. Affecting; moving; pathetic; as, a touching tale. {Touch ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • touchingly — See touching. * * * …   Universalium

  • touchingly — adverb In a touching manner …   Wiktionary

  • touchingly — adv. in an emotional manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • touchingly — touch·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • touchingly — See: touching …   English dictionary

  • touchingly — adverb in a poignant or touching manner she spoke poignantly • Syn: ↑affectingly, ↑poignantly • Derived from adjective: ↑touching, ↑poignant (for: ↑poignantly), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • touching — touchingly, adv. touchingness, n. /tuch ing/, adj. 1. affecting; moving; pathetic: a touching scene of farewell. 2. that touches. prep. 3. in reference or relation to; concerning; about: He wrote touching future plans. [1250 1300; TOUCH + ING2] …   Universalium

  • touching — [[t]tʌ̱tʃɪŋ[/t]] ADJ GRADED If something is touching, it causes feelings of sadness or sympathy. → See also touch Her story is the touching tale of a wife who stood by the husband she loved... It was a very, very touching moment. Syn: moving… …   English dictionary

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