Examples of poignancy in a Sentence
there was a poignancy to his wit that often left his targets smarting
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But the poignancy of The Medium — its sweet, tragic incense — doesn’t hold up well in the stark, bright light that beautifully highlighted the absurd in Mahagonny.
The poignancy of the film comes from Meg’s relationship with her body.
Yet as the novel advances, and this street stud pose starts splintering, the voice itself gathers a kind of dorky poignancy, the reader sensing an unseen wobble upon Green’s stiff, pale lip.
As Entertainment Weekly notes, Harry has been consistently covering the song throughout his tour, but performing it in Manchester gave it a new level of poignancy.
Underscoring the poignancy is Wilson’s own backstory.
Steve’’ probes beneath that snarky surface and touches genuine emotion — real pain, real love – that brings considerable poignancy to its portrait of two longtime gay male couples and their lesbian friend.
There's an undeniable poignancy and power to her striving for a sense of balance.
In the context of this story, that Laurentino in his hazy mental state confuses Mark with Rafael has uncommon poignancy.
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