HyperDic: poignant

English > 2 senses of the word poignant:
ADJECTIVEallpoignant, affecting, touchingarousing affect
allpoignantkeenly distressing to the mind or feelings
poignant > pronunciation
Soundspoy'nyahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > poignant: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningArousing affect.
Example "poignant grief cannot endure forever"
Synonymsaffecting, touching
BroadermovingArousing or capable of arousing deep emotion
Spanishconmovedor, emotivo
Catalancommovedor, emotiu
Nounspoignancya quality that arouses emotions (especially pity or sorrow)
Adverbspoignantlyin a poignant or touching manner
English > poignant: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningkeenly distressing to the mind or feelings.
Example"poignant anxiety"
BroaderpainfulCausing physical or psychological pain
Spanishpunzante
Catalanpunyent
Nounspoignance, poignancya state of deeply felt distress or sorrow

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