Synonyms of poignant


1. affecting, poignant, touching, moving (vs. unmoving)

usage: arousing affect; "the homecoming of the released hostages was an affecting scene"; "poignant grief cannot endure forever"; "his gratitude was simple and touching"

2. poignant, painful (vs. painless)

usage: keenly distressing to the mind or feelings; "poignant anxiety"

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