OTHER WORDS FOR poignant
Origin of poignant
OTHER WORDS FROM poignantpoign·ant·ly, adverbun·poign·ant, adjectiveun·poign·ant·ly, adverb
How to use poignant in a sentence
Naranassamy’s remark is a poignant illustration of something else, too.
The show’s exploration of identity becomes more poignant when imagined in Selena’s own words.‘Selena: The Series’ might be on the small screen, but it paints a bigger picture of the iconic Tejano singer’s life|Bethonie Butler|December 3, 2020|Washington Post
Han’s expansive sympathy and twilight lyricism make “Nights When Nothing Happened” a poignant study of the immigrant experience.Simon Han’s ‘Nights When Nothing Happened’ is a poignant study of the immigrant experience|Ron Charles|November 30, 2020|Washington Post
Their slowest-of-burns romance is gentle, balanced by poignant moments and guffawingly funny dialogue.
The last two are poignant for Case’s district, which includes the Pearl Harbor Memorial.The FAA Is Enabling Helicopters to Ruin the Outdoors|Frederick Reimers|October 3, 2020|Outside Online
I am living in Germany now,” she poignantly told us, “but I do not want to die in Germany.
Poignantly, the portion doesn't deal with her life at all, but with her death and its aftermath.Despite Hebron's Importance, Israel Will Have to Give It Up|Samuel Lebens|October 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And Kings Point elucidates these fears all too clearly and poignantly.No Country for Old People: ‘Kings Point’ Exposes the Hidden Elder Crisis|Donald A. Davidoff|February 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But all that changed after the war, a fact poignantly shown by a heated exchange between Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass.Did the Civil War Achieve Equality? Stephen Kantrowitz’s ‘More Than Freedom’|Eric Herschthal|August 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
No news organization covered September 11, during or since, as comprehensively or as poignantly as the Times did.Inside Tania Head’s Terrible 9/11 Lie: ‘The Woman Who Wasn’t There’|Robin Gaby Fisher, Angelo J. Guglielmo, Jr.|April 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The love scenes at the last were poignantly real, but they passed before his eyes unnoticed.Cabin Fever|B. M. Bower
Now facing each other for the first time after many months, they remembered all too poignantly that parting.Jaffery|William J. Locke
Myra, the past which so poignantly included Myra, held less and less significance.The Hidden Places|Bertrand W. Sinclair
"It was very charming," said Lady Agnes quietly and poignantly.The Tragic Muse|Henry James
Of this fact I became aware very early, and felt poignantly the lack of my own kind.Before Adam|Jack London