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No longer in contact or communication, as in
John and Mark have been out of touch for years
That speech showed he's out of touch with his constituency
. This metaphoric expression alludes to physical contact.
The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary
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out of touch
In the present age, a man with harmonious ideas is regarded as out of touch.
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