Poignance in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Poignance

the quality of evoking great sadness or regret

Examples of Poignance in a sentence

At a funeral, the speaker usually tries to give a speech with great poignance regarding the deceased. 🔊

Even though I wasn’t in a sorrowful mood, the poignance of this tragic poem made me somewhat sad.  🔊

There was great poignance in the man’s voice as he spoke about his long deceased son from years ago. 🔊

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