No news organization covered September 11, during or since, as comprehensively or as poignantly as the Times did.
This is the first English publication of Comedy in a Minor Key, a slim and poignantly titled novel.
poignantly missing from the panel was American war photographer Linsey Addario.
poignantly for all the power of his debut, he seems to have a sense as fiction as a luxury: the wrong genre right now.
I am living in Germany now,” she poignantly told us, “but I do not want to die in Germany.
She missed him poignantly, with all the force of her protecting passion.
Shame, misery, hopelessness—he did not know which emotion was stinging him most poignantly.
I don't suppose you understand, but when you feel things as poignantly as I do, almost anything is like the guillotine.
Not for a long time had he "felt his poem," as he called this sensation, so poignantly.
She could not have said wherefore, but she was sorry for Monck—deeply, poignantly sorry.
late 14c., "painful to physical or mental feeling" (of sauce, spice, wine as well as things that affect the feelings), from Old French poignant "sharp, pointed" (13c.), present participle of poindre "to prick, sting," from Latin pungere "to prick" (see pungent). Related: Poignantly.
The word disguises a linguistics trick-play, a double reverse. Latin pungere is from the same root as Latin pugnus "fist," and represents a metathesis of -n- and -g- that later was reversed in French.