No longer in contact or communication, as in John and Mark have been out of touch for years, or That speech showed he's out of touch with his constituency. This metaphoric expression alludes to physical contact. [Late 1800s] Also see in touch.
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How to use out of touch in a sentence
I concluded that Jauhar had to be another out-of-touch East Coast academic physician.
One study found that voters under 35 think that politicians who deny climate change are “ignorant,” “out-of-touch,” and “crazy.”Obama’s New Emissions Rules Will Yank the Climate Change Debate Back Into Reality | Sally Kohn | June 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“Feel free to use me as an example of an out-of-touch evil man,” he added.#YesAllWomen Responds to Santa Barbara Shooter’s Misogyny | Olivia Nuzzi | May 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The GOP is still struggling to shed its hidebound, out-of-touch image, especially with voters not yet drawing Social Security.
The autopsy was formulated after exit polls from Election Day painted a picture of an out-of-touch party and nominee.