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English definition of “poignant”

poignant

adjective  /ˈpɔɪn·jənt/ us  
causing a feeling of sadness: The monument is a poignant reminder of those who died in the war.
poignantly
adverb  /ˈpɔɪn·jənt·li/ us  
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