Synonyms of poignant in English:

poignant

adjective

  • 1 they read aloud the poignant letters written by the victims' children
    touching, moving, sad, affecting, pitiful, piteous, pathetic, sorrowful, mournful, wretched, miserable, distressing, heart-rending, tearjerking, plaintive, tragic
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