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Monday, January 20, 2014

Definitions for perspicuous

  1. clearly expressed or presented; lucid.
  2. perspicacious.

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Citations for perspicuous
This perspicuous presentation makes possible that understanding which consists just. Iris Murdoch, Metaphysics as a Guide to Morals, 1992
My first memory of Funes is very perspicuous. I can see him on an afternoon in March or February of the year 1884. Jorge Luis Borges, translated by Anthony Kerrigan, "Funes the Memorious," Ficciones, 1954
Origin of perspicuous
1470-1480
Perspicuous stems from the Latin word perspicere meaning "to look or see through." It is related to the word inspect.