(of the mind or feelings) affected with emotion or passion; touched: Your unexpected kindness has left me grateful and deeply moved.Everyone was moved by the story of his capture and eventual rescue.
having been changed from one position or place to another: It’s obvious which are the moved objects—you can see the handprints in the dust.
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How to use moved in a sentence
When it became too crowded, they moved her into an open casket on the street.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion | Nina Strochlic | January 8, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
But his fingers moved through her silky strands of hair, and then down her neck.Powerful Congressman Writes About ‘Fleshy Breasts’ | Asawin Suebsaeng | January 7, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
So when my wife and I moved to Laurel Canyon I spent my first year working night and day on the show.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile | Robert Ward | January 3, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Still other people have moved away from the word “diet” altogether.
The local misses what could have been if they had moved someplace distant and different.
A little boy of four was moved to passionate grief at the sight of a dead dog taken from a pond.Children's Ways | James Sully
Profiting by this, Benjy quietly moved away round a colossal buttress of the berg, and took refuge in an ice-cave.The Giant of the North | R.M. Ballantyne
They had moved away from the tables now, and were walking very slowly down the room.Rosemary in Search of a Father | C. N. Williamson
So they often occured mid-paragraph; here they have been moved to a more appropriate place.Assimilative Memory | Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
The friends were standing close to the wall; but on these sounds they moved away; and a key presently turned in the door.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4 | Jane Porter