Definitions for poignantly
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
poign•antˈpɔɪn yənt, ˈpɔɪ nənt(adj.)
keenly distressing to the feelings.
affecting the emotions:
a poignant scene.
keen or strong in appeal; sharp; pointed:
a subject of poignant interest.
Origin of poignant:
1350–1400; ME poynaunt < MF poignant, prp. of poindre < L pungere to prick, pierce
affectingly, poignantly, touchingly(adverb)
in a poignant or touching manner
"she spoke poignantly"
In a poignant manner.
in a poignant manner
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