Emotionally moved (by), made to feel emotion (by).
* 1845 , , Book 4, Chapter 1,
* 1868 , , Part 2, Chapter 42: All Alone,
- "They say her Majesty is more touched about these affairs of the Chartists than anything else," said Mr Egerton.
* 1883 , , Chapter XXI: A Tempest in a Cavern,
- “If there is anything good or true in what I write, it isn’t mine. I owe it all to you and Mother and Beth,” said Jo, more touched by her father’s words than by any amount of praise from the world.
Slightly mentally deficient; touched in the head.
* 1913 , , Part III, Chapter IV,
- “And you came to save me, Mr. Oliver,” answered Miss Campbell, more touched by the courage of the young man than the dangers which could still happen.
* 1922 , , Episode 8: The Lestrygonians,
- "Don't you see he is a lunatic, prince?" whispered Evgenie Pavlovitch in his ear. "Someone told me just now that he is a bit touched on the subject of lawyers, that he has a mania for making speeches and intends to pass the examinations. I am expecting a splendid burlesque now."
- All a bit touched . Mad Fanny and his other sister Mrs Dickinson driving about with scarlet harness.
* (moved) affected, emotional, moved
* (slightly mentally deficient) retarded (offensive ), touched in the head
From (etyl) pristin.
Unspoiled; still with its original purity; uncorrupted or unsullied
Primitive, pertaining to the earliest state of something
Relating to sawfishes of the family Pristidae.
* 2008, J.M. Whitty, N.M. Phillips, D.L. Morgan, J.A. Chaplin, D.C. Thorburn & S.C. Peverell, Habitat associations of Freshwater Sawfish (Pristis microdon)and Northern River Sharks (Glyphis sp. C): including genetic analysis of P. microdon across northern Australia [http://www.environment.gov.au/coasts/publications/pubs/freshwater-sawfish-northern-river-shark.pdf]
- This indicates that the present levels of genetic diversity in P. microdon are not unusually low, although the amount of diversity to be expected in pristine populations of coastal species of elasmobranch remains elusive because all populations investigated to date have suffered some degree of decline (e.g. Sandoval-Castillo et al. 2004, Keeney et al. 2005, Hoelzel et al. 2006, Stow et al. 2006, Lewallen et al. 2007).