explicitness and vulgarity are both different subsets of honesty, both very necessary.
How did you come up with the idea for Tampa, and how did you commit to the explicitness?
It was against this doctrine that her friend had preached, with more or less of explicitness in her sermon.
These are of different degrees of explicitness, and of different degrees of value.
"Under her own hand and seal," were terms the explicitness of which commended them to his grave consideration.
Your language, Miss Scudder, has certainly the merit of explicitness.
The structure of the two varieties of judgment differs only in the degree of explicitness which the hypothesis acquires.
The Colonel was told why not with explicitness and vehemence.
It may help to explain an explicitness in the use of terms more usual in the physician perhaps than in the layman.
But even this does not absolve the chivalrous man from the duty of frankness and explicitness.
c.1600, from French explicite, from Latin explicitus "unobstructed," variant past participle of explicare "unfold, unravel, explain," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + plicare "to fold" (see ply (v.1)).
"Explicitus" was written at the end of medieval books, originally short for explicitus est liber "the book is unrolled." As a euphemism for "pornographic" it dates from 1971.