Meaning of “touching” in the English Dictionary

"touching" in British English

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touchingadjective

uk /ˈtʌtʃ.ɪŋ/ us /ˈtʌtʃ.ɪŋ/

making you feel sadness, sympathy, etc.:

a touching story
The way she took care of her little sister was really touching.
touchingly
adverb uk /ˈtʌtʃ.ɪŋ.li/ us /ˈtʌtʃ.ɪŋ.li/

(Definition of “touching” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"touching" in American English

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touchingadjective

us /ˈtʌtʃ·ɪŋ/

making you feel sadness, sympathy, etc.:

Many find stories about cats more touching than any human stories.

(Definition of “touching” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)