Definitions For Poignant


  • Arousing affect
  • Keenly distressing to the mind or feelings

Is Poignant a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Poignant is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Poignant in a Sentence

  • The photograph was a poignant reminder of her childhood.
  • A poignant story of a love affair that ends in tragedy

Synonyms for Poignant

Antonyms for Poignant

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