clear-eyed

[kleer-ahyd]
adjective
1.
having clear eyes.
2.
mentally acute or perceptive; realistic; clear-sighted: a clear-eyed appraisal.

Origin:
1520–30

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clear-eyed
 
adj
1.  discerning; perceptive
2.  having clear eyes or sharp vision

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Example sentences
In this clear-eyed and generally optimistic book, both promise and risk are
  ably weighed and balanced.
These paintings convey a clear-eyed, almost hyper-realistic vision of pain,
  suffering and evil.
Henry's portentous musings on the futility of war seem fatuous beside his
  clear-eyed account of how war looks.
Rather, its guiding principle is a clear-eyed realism.
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