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Touched

DEFINITION

(Old fashioned) Mentally incompetent. ‘Touch’ implies a decline in one’s mental capacity as if a hammer slammed into the brain and touched it with bad repercussions. Stupid would imply an idiot, while touched suggests that one was born with a lower IQ.

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