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Synonyms for physical contact
phys·i·cal con·tact

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contact, physical contactnoun

    the act of touching physically

    "her fingers came in contact with the light switch"

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  1. Amanda Meier:

    You can see sort of relief in their bodies and their faces when they finally get to have that physical contact, which is really a basic human need. And in these facilities, a lot of times they're missing it anyway because they're just not with their families, i don't think it's measurable, really. You just know it when you see it and feel it when you're there.

  2. The CDC:

    Consider a stationary collection box or electronic methods of collecting regular financial contributions instead of via shared collection trays or baskets, consider whether physical contact( e.g., shaking hands, hugging, or kissing) can be limited among members of the faith community.

  3. Andrea Courtney:

    Focusing more time on close relationships may boost well-being in the short term, in fact, recent research has observed a decrease in loneliness following the pandemic — this may reflect the fact that many people are now clinging to their closest ties. ... Although physical contact is now much more limited, many of these other( virtual) bonding opportunities are just as abundant as ever.

  4. Benjamin Hooks:

    There are a lot of ways an oppressed people can rise. One way to rise is to study, to be smarter than your oppressor. The concept of rising against oppression through physical contact is stupid and self-defeating. It exalts brawn over brain. And the most enduring contributions made to civilization have not been made by brawn, they have been made by brain.

  5. Sheldon Cohen:

    This suggests that being hugged by a trusted person may act as an effective means of conveying support and that increasing the frequency of hugs might be an effective means of reducing the deleterious effects of stress, the apparent protective effect of hugs may be attributable to the physical contact itself or to hugging being a behavioral indicator of support and intimacy.


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  • जिस्मानी संबंधHindi

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