Synonyms for poignantˈpɔɪn yənt, ˈpɔɪ nənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. affecting, poignant, touching(adj)

    arousing affect

    Synonyms:
    touching, affecting, poignant

    Antonyms:
    painless, unmoving

  2. poignant(adj)

    keenly distressing to the mind or feelings

    Synonyms:
    touching, affecting

    Antonyms:
    unmoving, painless

Wiktionary

  1. poignant(adjective)

    Evoking strong mental sensation, to the point of distress; emotionally moving.

    Synonyms:
    moving, distressing

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harrowing


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  • schmerzlich, durchdringend, zugespitzt, eindringlich, streng, packend, stechend, ergreifend, eindringend, schneidend, beißend, spitz, scharf, pikant, treffend, schmerzhaftGerman
  • αιχημρός, διαπεραστικός, σπαραχτικός, οξύς, επίπονος, οδυνηρός, αιχμηρόςGreek
  • puntiagudo, penetrante, picante, claro, agudo, incisivo, punzo-cortante, elocuente, conmovedorSpanish
  • kärkevä, pistävä, kirpeä, pikanttiFinnish
  • tiamhaidhScottish Gaelic
  • elevenbe vágóHungarian
  • piccante, commovente, acuto, eloquente, emozionante, incisivo, affilato, appuntito, penetrante, pungente, intenso, toccante, chiaro, dolorosoItalian
  • נוגע ללבHebrew
  • 痛烈な, 鋭い, 辛辣なJapanese
  • whakaarohaMāori
  • wzruszający, cięty, ostryPolish
  • agudo, penetrante, picante, emocionante, pungente, comovente, doloroso, incisivo, pontiagudo, eloquente, claroPortuguese
  • пронизывающий, острый, резкий (о запахе)Russian
  • starkSwedish

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