[ loo-sid-i-tee ]
/ luˈsɪd ɪ ti /
the quality of being easily understood, completely intelligible, or comprehensible: She makes her argument with pointed logic and exemplary lucidity.
the ability to see things clearly; rationality; sanity: In a rare moment of lucidity, the senator sided with his political enemies for the good of the country.
Words nearby lucidity
OTHER WORDS FROM luciditynon·lu·cid·i·ty, noun
Definition for lucidness (2 of 2)
[ loo-sid ]
/ ˈlu sɪd /
easily understood; completely intelligible or comprehensible: a lucid explanation.
characterized by clear perception or understanding; rational or sane: a lucid moment in his madness.
shining or bright.
clear; pellucid; transparent.
SYNONYMS FOR lucid
OTHER WORDS FROM lucid
lu·cid·i·ty, lu·cid·ness, nounlu·cid·ly, adverbnon·lu·cid, adjectivenon·lu·cid·ly, adverb
non·lu·cid·ness, nounun·lu·cid, adjectiveun·lu·cid·ly, adverbun·lu·cid·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for lucidness
/ (ˈluːsɪd) /
readily understood; clear
shining or glowing
psychiatry of or relating to a period of normality between periods of insane or irresponsible behaviour
Derived forms of lucidlucidity or lucidness, nounlucidly, adverb
Word Origin for lucid
C16: from Latin lūcidus full of light, from lūx light
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Medicine definitions for lucidness
[ lōō-sĭd′ĭ-tē ]
Clarity, especially mental clarity.
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