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limpid

[ lim-pid ]
/ ˈlɪm pɪd /
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adjective
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.
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Origin of limpid

First recorded in 1605–15, limpid is from the Latin word limpidus clear. See lymph, -id4

OTHER WORDS FROM limpid

lim·pid·i·ty, lim·pid·ness, nounlim·pid·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for limpid

limpid
/ (ˈlɪmpɪd) /

adjective
clear or transparent
(esp of writings, style, etc) free from obscurity
calm; peaceful

Derived forms of limpid

limpidity or limpidness, nounlimpidly, adverb

Word Origin for limpid

C17: from French limpide, from Latin limpidus clear
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