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touched

[ tuhcht ]
/ tʌtʃt /
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adjective

(of the mind or feelings) affected with emotion; moved, especially with sympathy or gratitude: They were very touched by your generosity.
slightly crazy; unbalanced: touched in the head.

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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.

Origin of touched

First recorded in 1450–1500; late Middle English; see origin at touch, -ed2
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British Dictionary definitions for touched

touched
/ (tʌtʃt) /

adjective (postpositive)

moved to sympathy or emotion; affected
showing slight insanity
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