Wednesday, May 09, 2001
limpid adjective [LIM-pid] Characterized by clearness or transparency; clear; as, "a limpid stream."
Definitions for limpid
- Characterized by clearness or transparency; clear; as, "a limpid stream."
- Calm; untroubled; serene.
- Clear in style; easily understandable.
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Citations for limpid
Claire's large eyes are a limpid, liquid blue that reflect the ambient world.
Lying on the sand one limpid afternoon, Margarita-drowsed, gazing out at the turquoise water through half-closed eyes, following the seaweed swaying back and forth just beneath the surface, I fancied (as any self-respecting writer must do) that it would be my turn to write a book about Mexico some day.
Origin of limpid
Limpid is from Latin limpidus, "clear."