Definition of moving adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈmuːvɪŋ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmuːvɪŋ//
    Describing a story
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  1. 1  causing you to have deep feelings of sadness or sympathy a deeply moving experience a moving story/speech Wordfindercomic, far-fetched, gripping, historical, mannered, moving, rambling, readable, story, tragic See related entries: Describing a story
  2. 2  [only before noun] (of things) changing from one place or position to another the moving parts of a machine fast-moving water a moving target
  3. Extra examples I found the story intensely moving. a deeply moving account of life on the streets He gave a moving account of his four years in captivity. His performance was very moving. It is a moving story of love and friendship. It was a dignified and deeply moving occasion.
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