The Correct spelling is: poignant
Common misspellings of the word poignant are:
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- Profoundly moving; touching: a poignant memory. See synonyms at moving.
- Physically painful: â€œKeen, poignant agonies seemed to shoot from his neck downwardâ€ (Ambrose Bierce).
- Keenly distressing to the mind or feelings: poignant anxiety.
- Piercing; incisive: poignant criticism.
- Neat, skillful, and to the point: poignant illustrations supplementing the text.
- Astute and pertinent; relevant: poignant suggestions.
- Agreeably intense or stimulating: poignant delight.
- Sharp or sour to the taste; piquant.
- Sharp or pungent to the smell.
[Middle English poinaunt, from Old French poignant, present participle of poindre, to prick, from Latin pungere.]poignance poign'ance or poign'anÂ·cy n.
poignantly poign'antÂ·ly adv.