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Definition 1: create an emotional response - [verb of cognition]

Samples where strike a chord or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The music struck a chord with the listeners

(strike a chord is a kind of ...) be received or understood

Definition 2: refer to or be relevant or familiar to - [verb of emotion]

Samples where strike a chord or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I hope this message hits home!

Synonyms for strike a chord in the sense of this definition

(strike a chord is a kind of ...) have an emotional or cognitive impact upon

"This child impressed me as unusually mature" "This behavior struck me as odd" "he was dumb-struck by the news" "her comments struck a sour note"

Definition 3: evoke a reaction, response, or emotion - [verb of emotion]

Samples where strike a chord or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • this writer strikes a chord with young women
  • The storyteller touched a chord

Synonyms for strike a chord in the sense of this definition

(strike a chord is a kind of ...) call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)

"arouse pity" "raise a smile" "evoke sympathy"

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