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noun. ['ˈpɔɪnjənsi'] a state of deeply felt distress or sorrow.
Rhymes with Poignancy
How do you pronounce poignancy?
Pronounce poignancy as ˈpɔɪnjənsi.
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Sentences with poignancy
1. Noun, singular or mass
Give a nod to the poignancy of the moment and the prospects of the future.
Quotes about poignancy
1. A tattoo is a true poetic creation, and is always more than meets the eye. As a tattoo is grounded on living skin, so its essence emotes a poignancy unique to the mortal human condition.
- V. Vale, Modern Primitives: An Investigation of Contemporary Adornment and Ritual
noun. ['ˈpɔɪnjənsi'] a quality that arouses emotions (especially pity or sorrow).