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English definition of “touching”

touching

adjective uk   /ˈtʌtʃ.ɪŋ/ us  
making you feel sadness, sympathy, etc.: a touching story The way she took care of her little sister was really touching.Inspiring feelings in othersSaddening, shocking and upsetting
touchingly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
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