perspicuousness

perspicuous

[per-spik-yoo-uhs]
adjective
1.
clearly expressed or presented; lucid.

Origin:
1470–80; < Latin perspicuus transparent, equivalent to perspic-, stem of perspicere to look or see through (per- per- + -spicere, combining form of specere to look; see inspect) + -uus deverbal adj. suffix

perspicuously, adverb
perspicuousness, noun
unperspicuous, adjective
unperspicuously, adverb
unperspicuousness, noun

perspicacious, perspicuous.


1. intelligible, plain, distinct, explicit.


1. obscure, indistinct.
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perspicuous (pəˈspɪkjʊəs)
 
adj
(of speech or writing) easily understood; lucid
 
[C15: from Latin perspicuus transparent, from perspicere to explore thoroughly; see perspective]
 
per'spicuously
 
adv
 
per'spicuousness
 
n

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