Poignant in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Poignant

something that touches your emotions deeply

Examples of Poignant in a sentence

Because the poignant movie reminded me of my painful childhood, it made me cry.  🔊

Water pollution is a poignant example of how little people care about our environment.  🔊

Since my mother’s death, looking at her pictures has become a very poignant experience for me.  🔊

The book’s ending was poignant and caused me to reflect upon my own family life.  🔊

When the principal announced he would be leaving the school after thirty years, there was a poignant silence in the auditorium.  🔊

Seeing my wedding gown brought back poignant memories of the happiest days of my marriage.  🔊

The president’s speech about recent gun violence was poignant and left many in the audience quite sad.  🔊

Because the guests knew this was the opera singer’s last performance, they were all in a poignant mood.  🔊

As a photographer, I consider it my job to take poignant pictures of nature so that people will value the planet.  🔊

Watching my daughter graduate from college was a poignant moment for me.  🔊

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