poignantly
adverb see poignant

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Poignantly — Poign ant*ly, adv. In a poignant manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • poignantly — poignant ► ADJECTIVE ▪ evoking a keen sense of sadness or regret. DERIVATIVES poignancy noun poignantly adverb. ORIGIN from Old French poindre to prick , from Latin pungere …   English terms dictionary

  • poignantly — adverb in a poignant or touching manner she spoke poignantly • Syn: ↑affectingly, ↑touchingly • Derived from adjective: ↑touching (for: ↑touchingly), ↑poignant, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • poignantly — See poignance. * * * …   Universalium

  • poignantly — adverb in a poignant manner …   Wiktionary

  • poignantly — pɔɪnjÉ™ntlɪ adv. pungently, with sharp wittedness, keenly; sharply, pointedly, incisively …   English contemporary dictionary

  • poignantly — poi·gnant·ly …   English syllables

  • poignant — poignantly, adv. /poyn yeuhnt, poy neuhnt/, adj. 1. keenly distressing to the feelings: poignant regret. 2. keen or strong in mental appeal: a subject of poignant interest. 3. affecting or moving the emotions: a poignant scene. 4. pungent to the… …   Universalium

  • affectingly — adverb in a poignant or touching manner (Freq. 1) she spoke poignantly • Syn: ↑poignantly, ↑touchingly • Derived from adjective: ↑touching (for: ↑touchingly), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • touchingly — adverb in a poignant or touching manner she spoke poignantly • Syn: ↑affectingly, ↑poignantly • Derived from adjective: ↑touching, ↑poignant (for: ↑poignantly), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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