clarity

[ klar-i-tee ]
/ ˈklær ɪ ti /

noun

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.

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Origin of clarity

1300–50; Middle English clarite<Latin clāritās (see clear, -ity); replacing Middle English clarte<Middle French <Latin as above

OTHER WORDS FROM clarity

un·clar·i·ty, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for clarity

clarity
/ (ˈklærɪtɪ) /

noun

clearness, as of expression
clearness, as of water

Word Origin for clarity

C16: from Latin clāritās, from clārus clear
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