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lu·cid  (lsd)
1. Easily understood; intelligible.
2. Mentally sound; sane or rational.
3. Translucent or transparent. See Synonyms at clear.

[Latin lcidus, from lcre, to shine; see leuk- in Indo-European roots.]

lu·cidi·ty, lucid·ness n.
lucid·ly adv.

lucid (ˈluːsɪd)
1. readily understood; clear
2. shining or glowing
3. (Psychiatry) psychiatry of or relating to a period of normality between periods of insane or irresponsible behaviour
[C16: from Latin lūcidus full of light, from lūx light]
luˈcidity ˈlucidness n ˈlucidly adv
lu•cid (ˈlu sɪd)

1. easily understood; intelligible: a lucid explanation.
2. rational; sane: a lucid moment in his madness.
3. glowing with light; luminous.
4. clear; pellucid; transparent.
[1575–85; < Latin lūcidus]
lu•cid′i•ty, lu′cid•ness, n.
lu′cid•ly, adv.
Thesaurus Legend:  Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
Adj.1.lucid - (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable; "writes in a limpid style"; "lucid directions"; "a luculent oration"- Robert Burton; "pellucid prose"; "a crystal clear explanation"; "a perspicuous argument"
language, linguistic communication - a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols; "he taught foreign languages"; "the language introduced is standard throughout the text"; "the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written"
clear - readily apparent to the mind; "a clear and present danger"; "a clear explanation"; "a clear case of murder"; "a clear indication that she was angry"; "gave us a clear idea of human nature"
2.lucid - having a clear mind; "a lucid moment in his madness"
sane - mentally healthy; free from mental disorder; "appears to be completely sane"
3.lucid - capable of thinking and expressing yourself in a clear and consistent manner; "a lucid thinker"; "she was more coherent than she had been just after the accident"
rational - consistent with or based on or using reason; "rational behavior"; "a process of rational inference"; "rational thought"
4.lucid - transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity; "the cold crystalline water of melted snow"; "crystal clear skies"; "could see the sand on the bottom of the limpid pool"; "lucid air"; "a pellucid brook"; "transparent crystal"
clear - allowing light to pass through; "clear water"; "clear plastic bags"; "clear glass"; "the air is clear and clean"

2. clear-headed, sound, reasonable, sensible, rational, sober, all there, sane, compos mentis (Latin), in your right mind He wasn't very lucid; he didn't quite know where he was.
clear-headed confused, vague, unclear, muddled, irrational, unperceptive
lucid [ˈluːsɪd] ADJlúcido
lucid intervalintervalo m de lucidez
lucid [ˈluːsɪd] adj
[explanation, account] → clair(e)
[person, mind] → lucide
to be lucid (= mentally unimpaired) → être lucide
adj (+er)
(= clear)klar; accountklar, präzise; explanationeinleuchtend, anschaulich
(= sane) lucid intervalslichte Augenblicke; he was lucid for a few minutesein paar Minuten lang war er bei klarem Verstand
lucid [ˈluːsɪd] adj (person) → lucido/a; (instructions) → chiaro/a; (moments) → di lucidità

a.  lúcido-a, claro-a, inteligible; cuerdo-a.

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What I've seen would have made YOU so; but it has only made me more lucid, made me get hold of still other things.
But though Napoleon knew that de Beausset had to say something of this kind, and though in his lucid moments he knew it was untrue, he was pleased to hear it from him.
Instead of moving, you merely exercise some magic art of vanishing and returning to sight; and instead of any lucid description of your new World, you simply tell me the numbers and sizes of some forty of my retinue, facts known to any child in my capital.
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