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poignant

see definition of poignant
  • adjaffecting, painful
  • adjsharp, bitter
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Synonyms for poignant

adj affecting, painful
  • bitter
  • disturbing
  • emotional
  • heartbreaking
  • heartrending
  • moving
  • passionate
  • pathetic
  • sad
  • sentimental
  • touching
  • agitating
  • agonizing
  • distressing
  • impressive
  • intense
  • perturbing
  • piteous
  • pitiful
  • sorrowful
  • upsetting

Antonyms for poignant

  • cheerful
  • happy
  • indifferent
  • unaffecting
  • unemotional
  • unmoving
  • wonderful
  • blah
  • blunt
  • calm
  • dull
  • numb
  • pleasant
  • soothing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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