suomi-englanti sanakirja

poignant englannista suomeksi

  1. kirvelevä

  2. intensiivinen

  1. terävä

  2. osuva

  3. (evoking sharp mental pain') kipeä, arka; emotionally moving liikuttava

  4. pikantti, kirpeä, pistävä

  5. kärkevä, pisteliäs

  6. läpitunkeva

  7. pistävä, kivulias

  8. Verbi

poignant englanniksi

  1. Sharp-pointed; keen.

  2. 1590, Edmund Spenser, ''The Faerie Queene'', VII:

  3. His siluer shield, now idle maisterlesse; / His poynant speare, that many made to bleed ....
  4. Neat; eloquent; applicable; relevant.

  5. (ux)

  6. Evoking strong mental sensation, to the point of distress; emotionally moving.

  7. (synonyms)

  8. (RQ:Wharton House of Mirth)

  9. (quote-book)|year=2004|page=13|pageurl=|section=§1.4|isbn=978-0-521-83497-1|passage=A particularly poignant example of this is a child called Genie (see Curtiss 1977; Rymer 1993), who was deprived of speech input and kept locked up on her own in a room until age thirteen. When eventually taken into care and exposed to intensive language input, her vocabulary grew enormously, but her syntax never developed.

  10. Piquant, pungent.

  11. Incisive; penetrating; piercing.

  12. Inducing sharp physical pain.

  13. (present participle of)

  14. (l)

  15. pointed; pointy