moving

[ moo-ving ]
/ ˈmu vɪŋ /

adjective

capable of or having movement: a moving object.
causing or producing motion.
involved in changing the location of possessions, a residence, office, etc.: moving expenses.
involving a motor vehicle in motion.
actuating, instigating, or impelling: the moving spirit behind the party.
stirring or evoking strong feelings or emotions, especially touchingly or pathetically: a moving story.

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Origin of moving

First recorded in 1300–50, moving is from the Middle English word meving. See move, -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM moving

mov·ing·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for movingly

moving
/ (ˈmuːvɪŋ) /

adjective

arousing or touching the emotions
changing or capable of changing position
causing motion

Derived forms of moving

movingly, adverb
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