- clearness or lucidity as to perception or understanding; freedom from indistinctness or ambiguity.
- the state or quality of being clear or transparent to the eye; pellucidity: the clarity of pure water.
Origin of clarity
Synonyms for clarity
Related Words for claritiessimplicity, brightness, certainty, precision, purity, transparency, lucidity, accuracy, directness, perspicuity, evidence, articulateness, openness, perceptibility, palpability, exactness, limpidity, tangibility, plainness, definition
- clearness, as of expression
- clearness, as of water
Word Origin for clarity
Word Origin and History for clarities
c.1300, clarte "brightness," from Old French clarté "clarity, brightness," from Latin claritas "brightness, splendor," also, of sounds, "clearness;" figuratively "celebrity, renown, fame," from clarare "make clear," from clarus "clear" (see clear (adj.)). Modern form is early 15c., perhaps a reborrowing from Latin. Meaning "clearness" is from 1610s.