poignancy definition

  • noun:
    • the grade of becoming poignant
    • the product quality or condition to be poignant
    • The power of revitalizing the organs of flavor; piquancy.
    • aim; sharpness; keenness; power of discomfort: asperity: since, the poignancy of wit or sarcasm.
    • Pain-fulness; keenness; bitterness: since, the poignancy of grief.
    • circumstances of deeply considered distress or sadness
    • an excellent that arouses feelings (especially pity or sorrow)

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