Sentence Examples


  • The memory was poignant, overshadowed by events that took place after she told Alex she was expecting.
  • The moment was too poignant to be amusing.
  • Some of his most poignant and most enchanting letters were written during this romantic period of his life.
  • In contrast to the great French actress she avoided all "make-up"; her art depended on intense naturalness rather than stage effect, sympathetic force and poignant intellectuality rather than the theatrical emotionalism of the French tradition.
  • A row of three simple crosses to the north of the kirk are especially poignant.

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