Translation of "poignant" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ˈpɔɪ.njənt/ us

causing or having a very sharp feeling of sadness

conmovedor, patético
It is especially poignant that he died on the day before the wedding.
poignancy noun [ no plural ] uk /-njə us
poignantly adverb uk /-li/ us

(Translation of “poignant” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)