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Definition 1: a quality that arouses emotions (especially pity or sorrow) - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where poignancy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the film captured all the pathos of their situation

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(poignancy is a kind of ...) an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone

"the quality of mercy is not strained"

Definition 2: a state of deeply felt distress or sorrow - [noun denoting state]

Samples where poignancy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a moment of extraordinary poignancy

Synonyms for poignancy in the sense of this definition

(poignancy is a kind of ...) the state of being sad

"she tired of his perpetual sadness"

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