Examples of poignancy in a Sentence
there was a poignancy to his wit that often left his targets smarting
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In the context of this story, that Laurentino in his hazy mental state confuses Mark with Rafael has uncommon poignancy.
Many pointed out the poignancy of Nagasu, daughter to Japanese immigrants, being the first woman for the U.S. to land the impossible jump.
These recent events add poignancy to a look back at one period in modern history when the peace process seemed vaguely encouraging.
Of all the Commissioners Gordon throughout television and movie history, none have brought as much seriousness and poignancy to the role as Gary Oldman.
The story’s ending, although a happy one from the scientific perspective—the sought-after neutrinos are found—has a poignancy as the project’s old guard retire or attend the funerals of their colleagues.
Kelly’s sharp self-observation and narrative poignancy make for a fascinating tale of a life lived on Earth, too, and the value of the book is heightened by its glimpses beyond the astronaut’s veil.
Much of the artistry and poignancy of these earlier poems comes from the fact that the erasure poems are about the very act of erasure.
While her father is trying to learn new ways to connect with his daughter, Ford is also trying to learn how to set healthy boundaries with him, which makes for complications, and tremendous poignancy.
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