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Turkish translation of “poignant”

poignant

adjective
 
 
/ˈpɔɪnjənt/
making you feel sad
dokunaklı, üzücü, acıklı
It's a poignant story about a poor family's struggle to survive.Making people sad, shocked and upset
poignancy
 
 
/ˈpɔɪnjənsi/ noun [U]
when something is poignant
dokunaklılık, acıklılık
Making people sad, shocked and upset
poignantly adverb
üzücü bir şekilde
(Definition of poignant from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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