What does poignancy mean?

Definitions for poignancy

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Princeton's WordNet

  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"


  1. poignancy(Noun)

    The quality of being poignant

Webster Dictionary

  1. Poignancy(noun)

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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of poignancy in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of poignancy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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