from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Emotionally affected; moved.
  • adjective Somewhat demented or mentally unbalanced.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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


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