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limpid

[lim-pid] /ˈlɪm pɪd/
adjective
1.
clear, transparent, or pellucid, as water, crystal, or air:
We could see to the very bottom of the limpid pond.
2.
free from obscurity; lucid; clear:
a limpid style; limpid prose.
3.
completely calm; without distress or worry:
a limpid, emotionless existence.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; < Latin limpidus clear. See lymph, -id4
Related forms
limpidity, limpidness, noun
limpidly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for limp-idly

limpid

/ˈlɪmpɪd/
adjective
1.
clear or transparent
2.
(esp of writings, style, etc) free from obscurity
3.
calm; peaceful
Derived Forms
limpidity, limpidness, noun
limpidly, adverb
Word Origin
C17: from French limpide, from Latin limpidus clear
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Word Origin and History for limp-idly

limpid

adj.

c.1600, from French limpide (15c.) and directly from Latin limpidus "clear," from limpa "water goddess, water;" probably cognate with lympha "clear liquid" (see lymph). Related: Limpidly.

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