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View synonyms for transpicuous

transpicuous

[ tran-spik-yoo-uhs ]

adjective



transpicuous

/ trænˈspɪkjʊəs /

adjective

  1. a less common word for transparent


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Derived Forms

  • tranˈspicuously, adverb

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Other Words From

  • tran·spicu·ous·ly adverb

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Word History and Origins

Origin of transpicuous1

1630–40; < New Latin trānspicuus, equivalent to trāns- trans- + ( per ) spicuus transparent; perspicuous

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Word History and Origins

Origin of transpicuous1

C17: from Medieval Latin transpicuus , from Latin transpicere to look through, from trans- + specere to look

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Example Sentences

That is all; and I need only read these words in order to expose the whole—transpicuous humbug.

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