out of touch
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.
- out of the window,
- out of the woods,
- out of the woodwork,
- out of thin air,
- out of this world,
- out of town,
- out of turn,
- out of wedlock,
- out of whack,
- out of whole cloth
Examples from the Web for out of touch
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|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|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.
“Only the most out-of-touch radical would try to disarm soldiers,” he said in a statement Thursday.The Ugliest, Creepiest Responses to the Fort Hood Shooting|Caitlin Dickson|April 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST