Crossword clues for poignance
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1769; see poignant + -ance.
n. poignancy; the quality or state of being poignant. (from 17th c.)
n. a state of deeply felt distress or sorrow; "a moment of extraordinary poignancy" [syn: poignancy]
Usage examples of "poignance".
Davies with sharp and abrupt poignance of wartime photographs he had seen.