Synonyms for poignancy


1. poignance, poignancy, sadness, sorrow, sorrowfulness
usage: a state of deeply felt distress or sorrow; "a moment of extraordinary poignancy"
2. pathos, poignancy, quality
usage: a quality that arouses emotions (especially pity or sorrow); "the film captured all the pathos of their situation"
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