The moment was too poignant to be amusing.
It was one of many poignant moments.
Some of his most poignant and most enchanting letters were written during this romantic period of his life.
It was a poignant portrayal of the effects of a war that touched every aspect of society.
Old Man Adam's wise words have become very poignant indeed.
It was a poignant memoir of their lost life together.
The memory was poignant, overshadowed by events that took place after she told Alex she was expecting.
Yet it is not emotionally barren, as this might suggest, but surprisingly poignant.
The poignant ballad had Chip Taylor beckoning a young lady from the audience called Florence.
The north and east owned a terrific influence, making all pain more poignant, all sorrow sadder.
Click to see some rather poignant pictures of the wreckage surrounding the place.
I'd like to remind you of a poster produced by the Campaign Against the Arms Trade, which I found particularly poignant.
Their second song, "Out in the Woods," is unbearably poignant with aching cello and strange, pained Eastern European strings.
A row of three simple crosses to the north of the kirk are especially poignant.
Again, the subtext of betrayal gives a deeply poignant edge to this teaching.
There is a particularly poignant moment in "The Wind in the Willows."
The suggestion that Mother Shipton had foretold the end of the world in 1881 was the cause of the most poignant alarm throughout rural England in that year, the people deserting their houses, and spending the night in prayer in the fields, churches and chapels.
It is poignant to see a so down-to-earth a domestic tragedy acted out against so historical a backdrop.
They were poignant lyrics, powerfully sung by Marlena.
Working on the film has made the whole thing seem more poignant.
The story is made poignant by the fact that the plane was stripped for souvenirs despite the tragedy.
In contrast to the great French actress she avoided all "make-up"; her art depended on intense naturalness rather than stage effect, sympathetic force and poignant intellectuality rather than the theatrical emotionalism of the French tradition.
His sudden death was felt, not only throughout the empire but throughout the world, with even more poignant emotion than that of Queen Victoria herself, for his personality had been much more in the forefront.