Definition of Poignances

1. Noun. (plural of poignance) ¹



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Definition of Poignances

1. poignance [n] - See also: poignance

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Poignances

pogromist
pogromists
pogroms
pogues
pogy
pohagen
pohickory
poi
poieses
poiesis
poietic
poietin
poignado
poignance
poignances (current term)
poignancies
poignancy
poignant
poignantly
poignard
poignards
poikilitic
poikilo-
poikiloblast
poikiloblastic
poikilocarynoses
poikilocarynosis
poikilocyte
poikilocytes

Literary usage of Poignances

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1. The Works of Hannah More by Hannah More (1830)
"Simple truth and sober approbation become tasteless and insipid to the palate daily vitiated by the delicious poignances of exaggerated commendation. ..."

2. Mental, Divine and Faith Healings: Their Explanation and Place [by] J by John Macphail Waggett (1919)
"With others, obsessions or phobias of some overhanging tragedy are constantly present. In the field of pain also, there are poignances which, ..."

3. The Accomplished Lady: Or, Strictures on the Modern System of Female by Hannah More (1838)
"Simple truth and sober approbation becomes tasteless and insipid to the palate daily vitiated by the delicious poignances of exaggerated commendation. ..."

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