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.
  • The suggestion that Mother Shipton had foretold the end of the world in 1881 was the cause of the most poignant alarm throughout rural England in that year, the people deserting their houses, and spending the night in prayer in the fields, churches and chapels.

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