- clear, transparent, or pellucid, as water, crystal, or air: We could see to the very bottom of the limpid pond.
- free from obscurity; lucid; clear: a limpid style; limpid prose.
- completely calm; without distress or worry: a limpid, emotionless existence.
Origin of limpid
Examples from the Web for limpid
Despite the beautiful, limpid looks, and melodious voice, Fraser has always possessed a steely determination to do things her way.Antonia Fraser on Her Wild Marriage
November 8, 2010
I believed in visions––in the deep, limpid, mysterious springs of conduct.The Cruise of the Shining Light
From it came the sound of a voice, limpid, clear, which Lennox knew and knew too was not Margaret's.The Paliser case
Birds called excitedly and flew exultantly about in the limpid air.Miss Pat at School
Her eyes were soft and limpid, and they held an expression of dreaminess in their depths.Phyllis
He is lacking in the limpid clarity of sheer light-heartedness.Maxim Gorki
- clear or transparent
- (esp of writings, style, etc) free from obscurity
- calm; peaceful
Word Origin and History for limpid
c.1600, from French limpide (15c.) and directly from Latin limpidus "clear," from limpa "water goddess, water;" probably cognate with lympha "clear liquid" (see lymph). Related: Limpidly.