- [story/moment] conmovedor; [look/plea] patético; [reminder] doloroso, penosoMore example sentences
- The play follows the story of one man's fight to save his land, combining poignant drama with a sense of humour.
- He can be rather repetitive, but his best work has great delicacy of colour and handling and a poignant sense of lost innocence.
- Funny, touching, moving and poignant - this could be one of the most affecting shows the Alhambra has staged.
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The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.