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Definition 1: arousing or capable of arousing deep emotion - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where moving or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she laid her case of destitution before him in a very moving letter

(moving is similar to ...) arousing affect

"the homecoming of the released hostages was an affecting scene" "poignant grief cannot endure forever" "his gratitude was simple and touching"

(moving is similar to ...) having a deeply disquieting or disturbing effect

"from two handsome and talented young men to two haunting horrors of disintegration"

(moving is similar to ...) causing gladness and pleasure

"Is there a sight more heartwarming than a family reunion?"

(moving is similar to ...) exciting strong but not unpleasant emotions

"a stirring speech"

(means also ...) of more than usual emotion

"his behavior was highly emotional"

(means also ...) making a strong or vivid impression

"an impressive ceremony"

(means also ...) rousing or quickening activity or the senses

"a stimulating discussion"

Definition 2: in motion - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where moving or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a constantly moving crowd
  • the moving parts of the machine

(moving is similar to ...) moving very rapidly to and fro or up and down

"the vibrating piano strings"

(moving is similar to ...) moving in a twisting or snake-like or wormlike fashion

"wiggly worms"

(moving is similar to ...) ceaselessly in motion

"the restless sea" "the restless wind"

(moving is similar to ...) having transportation available

(moving is similar to ...) characterized by motion

"modern dance has been called kinetic pantomime"

(moving is similar to ...) streaming or flapping or spreading wide as if in a current of air

"ran quickly, her flaring coat behind her" "flags aflare in the breeze"

(moving is similar to ...) moving swiftly

"fast-flying planes" "played the difficult passage with flying fingers"

(moving is similar to ...) being moved or acted upon by moving air or vapor

"blown clouds of dust choked the riders" "blown soil mounded on the window sill"

(moving is similar to ...) traveling by wheeled vehicle such as bicycle or automobile e.g.

"the public was awheel"

(moving is similar to ...) containing within itself the means of propulsion or movement

"a self-propelled vehicle"

(moving is similar to ...) moving toward one

(moving is similar to ...) traveling on horseback

"a file of men ahorseback passed by"

(moving is similar to ...) traveling by foot

"she was afoot when I saw her this morning"

(means also ...) moving or capable of moving readily (especially from place to place)

"a mobile missile system" "the tongue is...the most mobile articulator"

(... are attributes of moving) a state of change

"they were in a state of steady motion"

Definition 3: used of a series of photographs presented so as to create the illusion of motion - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where moving or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Her ambition was to be in moving pictures or `the movies'

(moving is similar to ...) made to appear to move as living creatures do

"an animated cartoon" "animated puppets"

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