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Sadness IntensityPlay
Use 'poignant' to describe deep sorrow that might feel overwhelming or consuming. SlideHer loss was so poignant that she found it hard to speak.
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Not Just SadPlay
'Poignant' can imply a beauty or profundity in sadness, often mixed with nostalgia. SlideThe old photo album gave a poignant glimpse into her grandmother's past.
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Emotive PowerPlay
It's strong enough to evoke emotions in others, not just a personal feeling. SlideThe poignant silence after the speech left the audience teary-eyed.