Examples of poignancy in a Sentence
there was a poignancy to his wit that often left his targets smarting
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There’s also a certain poignancy to the notebook from Auntie Helen’s Fluff’n’Fold.
Some of the marchers carried two posters so everyone would be represented, so that's why Downing planned to talk to friends and family to come experience the poignancy with him.
This doesn’t detract a whit from its heart-breaking poignancy and the storm of emotions that leaves half the audience sobbing by the final scenes.
Roger Miller was widely considered a genius, a songwriter and singer who could could walk a tightrope between humor and devastating poignancy.
Yet in the context of his life story, often laid out with detail and poignancy and humor, both his self-reflection about his actions and his indignation about a president who operates by a lesser moral code is entirely consistent.
And the movie loses some of its poignancy as Marlo’s focus shifts from family matters to adventures with the effervescent Tully.
Shows like Master of None and Fresh Off the Boat treat immigrant families’ experiences with humor and poignancy.
To the outside world, McQueen's collections were fantastical dreamscapes, but this film reminds us of their poignancy.
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