Meaning: Something that touches your emotions deeply. Sharp or pungent in taste or smell. Something evoking a keen sense of sadness or regret.

Synonyms: Touching, moving, sad, affecting, pitiful, piteous, sorrowful, mournful, wretched, miserable, distressing, heart-rending, tearjerking, plaintive, tragic.

In Hindi: मार्मिक, हृदयविदारकहृदयस्पर्शी

Use: Water pollution is a poignant example of how little people care about our environment.

Achievers all are always poignant  for every passing minute they fail to utilize.


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