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Synonyms for moving

Synonyms for (adjective) moving

Synonyms: moving Definition: arousing or capable of arousing deep emotion Usage: she laid her case of destitution before him in a very moving letter- N. Hawthorne

Similar words: affecting, touching, poignant Definition: arousing affect Usage: the homecoming of the released hostages was an affecting scene; poignant grief cannot endure forever; his gratitude was simple and touching

Similar words: haunting Definition: having a deeply disquieting or disturbing effect Usage: from two handsome and talented young men to two haunting horrors of disintegration-Charles Lee

Similar words: heartwarming Definition: causing gladness and pleasure Usage: Is there a sight more heartwarming than a family reunion?

Similar words: stirring, soul-stirring Definition: exciting strong but not unpleasant emotions Usage: a stirring speech

Synonyms: moving Definition: in motion Usage: a constantly moving crowd; the moving parts of the machine

Similar words: afoot Definition: traveling by foot Usage: she was afoot when I saw her this morning

Similar words: ahorse, ahorseback Definition: traveling on horseback Usage: a file of men ahorseback passed by

Similar words: oncoming Definition: moving toward one

Similar words: automotive, self-propelled, self-propelling Definition: containing within itself the means of propulsion or movement Usage: a self-propelled vehicle

Similar words: awheel Definition: traveling by wheeled vehicle such as bicycle or automobile e.g. Usage: the public was awheel

Similar words: blown Definition: being moved or acted upon by moving air or vapor Usage: blown clouds of dust choked the riders; blown soil mounded on the window sill

Similar words: fast-flying, flying Definition: moving swiftly Usage: fast-flying planes; played the difficult passage with flying fingers

Similar words: flaring, aflare Definition: streaming or flapping or spreading wide as if in a current of air Usage: ran quickly, her flaring coat behind her; flags aflare in the breeze

Similar words: kinetic Definition: characterized by motion Usage: modern dance has been called kinetic pantomime

Similar words: mobile Definition: having transportation available

Similar words: restless Definition: ceaselessly in motion Usage: the restless sea; the restless wind

Similar words: wiggly, wriggling, wriggly, writhing Definition: moving in a twisting or snake-like or wormlike fashion Usage: wiggly worms

Similar words: vibratory Definition: moving very rapidly to and fro or up and down Usage: the vibrating piano strings

Synonyms: moving Definition: used of a series of photographs presented so as to create the illusion of motion Usage: Her ambition was to be in moving pictures or `the movies'

Similar words: animated Definition: made to appear to move as living creatures do Usage: an animated cartoon; animated puppets