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poignance

noun poi·gnance \ˈpi-nyən(t)s sometimes ˈpi(g)-nən(t)s\

Definition of POIGNANCE

:  poignancy

Examples of POIGNANCE

  1. <there's a mean-spirited poignance to the novel's satiric portrait of Hollywood>

First Known Use of POIGNANCE

1769

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