Poignant is an adjective that is used to describe something that causes a strong feeling of distress or sadness. Affecting or moving the emotions.
- His past is a ‘poignant’ reminder of his mistakes and how far downhill he went.
- Words can be more ‘poignant’ than actions.
- ‘Poignant’ thoughts about all of the opportunities he missed still haunt him.
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