- clearly expressed or presented; lucid.
Origin of perspicuous
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Antonyms for perspicuous
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- (of speech or writing) easily understood; lucid
Word Origin for perspicuous
C15: from Latin perspicuus transparent, from perspicere to explore thoroughly; see perspective
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
late 15c., from Latin perspicuus "transparent, clear, evident," from perspicere "look through, look closely at" (see perspective). Related: Perspicuously; perspicuousness.
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