strike a chord
Create an emotional response (synset 200593581)
"The music struck a chord with the listeners"
Refer to or be relevant or familiar to (synset 201773141)
"I hope this message hits home!"
Evoke a reaction, response, or emotion (synset 201763770)
"this writer strikes a chord with young women"; "The storyteller touched a chord"hypernym: arouse, elicit, enkindle, evoke, fire, kindle, provoke, raise - call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)synonym: touch a chord
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