Poignancy



[poin-yuh n-see, poin-uh n-] /ˈpɔɪn yən si, ˈpɔɪn ən-/

noun, plural poignancies for 2.
1.
the state or condition of being .
2.
a moment, event, situation, or the like.
n.

1680s, “sharpness, keenness,” from poignant + -cy.

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