be touched with (something)

be touched with (something)

1. To possess or contain some amount of something. Even though this novel is dated, it's still touched with some wisdom for today's world. Her directing style is definitely unorthodox, but I think she is touched with genius.
2. To be struck with or affected by tender emotions, especially gratitude or sympathy, as a result of some gesture, act, or thing. I was really touched with all the students' farewell cards on my last day of teaching. We were all very touched with what you said at the funeral, Mike.
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be touched with something

have a small amount of a particular quality: His hair was touched with grey.Some of her poems are touched with real genius.
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