Poignant Synonyms and Antonyms

poin'yənt

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Synonyms for Poignant

Provoking sadness and pity.
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Emotionally touching; evoking pity, sympathy, etc.
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Readily affected with or stirred by emotion:
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Agreeably pungent or stimulating to the taste; pleasantly sharp or biting
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Anything or anyone that pierces.
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Having the quality of incising, cutting, or penetrating, as with a sharp instrument; sharp; acute; sarcastic; biting.
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Vehement; fierce; as, a keen appetite.
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Marked by or requiring great care and diligence:
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Vigilant; alert:
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Exciting strong feelings, as of inspiration; rousing.
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Reacting readily to stimuli or impressions; sensitive:
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Of or relating to insects and certain other animals that wound the skin with a sting, mouthparts, or fangs.
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Sharply penetrating; piercing:
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Sharp and piercing to the mind; poignant; painful
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Distasteful or unpleasant
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Having the capacity to sting.
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Compelling immediate action or attention; pressing.
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Making a strong positive impression; inspiring admiration or awe:
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Piquant; zesty:
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Antonyms for Poignant

The definition of calm is someone or something who is peaceful and free from stress or worries.
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Not affecting.
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Giving relief.
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Having a dull edge or end; not sharp.
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The definition of pleasant is someone or something that is agreeable, enjoyable or likable.
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Low in spirit or health; down:
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The definition of numb is someone or something without feeling or unable to move.
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Cloudy or overcast:
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Words Related to Poignant

(no comparative or superlative) That moves or move.
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Showing, expressing, or feeling sorrow or unhappiness:
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Exciting a deep, usually somber response
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Affecting the organs of taste or smell with a strong and often harsh sensation
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Affecting the organs of taste or smell with a strong and often harsh sensation
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(Of a person) Having the personality trait of expressing sarcasm.
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Arousing contemptuous pity, as through ineptitude or inadequacy.
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Find another word for poignant. In this page you can discover 53 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for poignant, like: touching, affecting, emotional, heartrending, piquant, moving, piercing, sad, incisive, keen and painful.