Synonyms of poignancy
1 sadness • the poignancy of their doomed love affair
sadness • It is with a mixture of sadness and joy that I say farewell.
emotion • Her voice trembled with emotion.
sentiment • Laura kept that letter out of sentiment.
feeling • a voice that trembles with feeling
pathos • the pathos of his hopeless situation
piquancy • a little mustard to add piquancy
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• the strength and bitterness of the drink
emotionAn emotion is a feeling such as happiness, love, fear, anger, or hatred, which can be caused by the situation that you are in or the people you are with.
• Her voice trembled with emotion.
feelingFeeling is a way of thinking and reacting to things which is emotional and not planned rather than logical and practical.
• a voice that trembles with feeling
Thesaurus for poignancy from the Collins English Thesaurus
Poignancy is the quality that something has when it affects you deeply and makes you feel very sad.