Cite
 

Synonyms for poignancy

Noun

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"
WordNet 3.0 Copyright © 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

See also: poignancy (Dictionary)

 

Related Content

Synonyms Index