Synonyms for (noun) touching

Synonyms: touch, touching

Definition: the act of putting two things together with no space between them

Usage: at his touch the room filled with lights

Similar words: human action, human activity, deed, act

Definition: something that people do or cause to happen


Synonyms: touch, touching

Definition: the event of something coming in contact with the body

Usage: he longed for the touch of her hand; the cooling touch of the night air

Similar words: impinging, striking, contact

Definition: the physical coming together of two or more things

Usage: contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull

Synonyms for (adjective) touching

Synonyms: 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: 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