- clearness or lucidity, as of a statement.
- the quality of being perspicuous.
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Related Words for perspicuityevidence, articulateness, purity, openness, lucidness, perceptibility, palpability, pellucidity, exactness, accuracy, simplicity, limpidity, precision, tangibility, lucidity, plainness, definition, distinctness, brightness, exactitude
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Historical Examples of perspicuity
To proceed with order and perspicuity, we will go up the Missisippi from its mouth.The History of Louisiana
Le Page Du Pratz
This he did with infinite talent and with a perspicuity beyond all praise.Orley Farm
New characters are daily constructed, in which convenience, rather than perspicuity, has been consulted.
This was a loss, both in the way of theoretical correctness and perspicuity.A Handbook of the English Language
Robert Gordon Latham
Nevil read on, distrustful of the perspicuity of his own ideas.Beauchamp's Career, Complete
- the quality of being perspicuous
- acute perception; perspicacity
late 15c., of things; 1540s, of expressions, from Latin perspicuitas "transparency, clearness," from perspicuus, from perspicere "look through, look closely at" (see perspective).