Definitions for poignancy

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  1. poignance, poignancy(noun)

    a state of deeply felt distress or sorrow

    "a moment of extraordinary poignancy"

  2. pathos, poignancy(noun)

    a quality that arouses emotions (especially pity or sorrow)

    "the film captured all the pathos of their situation"

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  1. poignancy(Noun)

    The quality of being poignant

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  1. Poignancy(noun)

    the quality or state of being poignant; as, the poignancy of satire; the poignancy of grief

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