- 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
Related Words for limpidityperspicuity, evidence, articulateness, purity, openness, lucidness, perceptibility, palpability, pellucidity, exactness, accuracy, simplicity, precision, tangibility, lucidity, plainness, definition, distinctness, brightness, exactitude
Examples from the Web for limpidity
Historical Examples of limpidity
Her expression, her voice, her lack of sophistication, all had the limpidity of water.The Dust Flower
He surpasses his master, nevertheless, in energy and limpidity of composition.Gerfaut, Complete
Charles de Bernard
And now the profundity of the sky dismays me; its limpidity exasperates me.Baudelaire: His Prose and Poetry
There was a clarity and limpidity about her trills and runs which surprised and delighted.Music-Study in Germany
The beauty of their form consists in its limpidity and naturalness.Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature
John Addington Symonds
- clear or transparent
- (esp of writings, style, etc) free from obscurity
- calm; peaceful
Word Origin for limpid
1650s, from French limpidité or directly from Late Latin limpiditatem (nominative limpiditas) "clarity," from Latin limpidus (see 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.