from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Emotionally affected; moved: very touched by the stranger's kindness.
  • adj. Somewhat demented or mentally unbalanced.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Emotionally moved (by), made to feel emotion (by).
  • adj. Slightly mentally deficient; touched in the head.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of touch.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. being excited or provoked to the expression of an emotion
  • adj. slightly insane
  • adj. having come into contact


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