perspicuity


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per·spi·cu·i·ty

 (pûr′spĭ-kyo͞o′ĭ-tē)
n.
1. The quality of being perspicuous; clearness and lucidity: "He was at pains to insist on the perspicuity of what he wrote" (Lionel Trilling).
2. Perspicacity.

perspicuity

(ˌpɜːspɪˈkjuːɪtɪ)
n
1. the quality of being perspicuous
2. acute perception; perspicacity

per•spi•cu•i•ty

(ˌpɜr spɪˈkyu ɪ ti)

n.
clearness or lucidity, as of a statement.
[1470–80; < Latin perspicuitās. See perspicuous, -ity]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.perspicuity - clarity as a consequence of being perspicuous
clarity, clearness, limpidity, lucidity, lucidness, pellucidity - free from obscurity and easy to understand; the comprehensibility of clear expression

perspicuity

noun
The quality of being clear and easy to perceive or understand:
Translations
Perspikuität

perspicuity

[ˌpɜːspɪˈkjʊːɪtɪ] N (frm) → perspicuidad f

perspicuity

nKlarheit f; (= clearness: of expression, statement also) → Verständlichkeit f
References in classic literature ?
Joe recited this couplet with such manifest pride and careful perspicuity, that I asked him if he had made it himself.
Perspicuity, therefore, requires not only that the ideas should be distinctly formed, but that they should be expressed by words distinctly and exclusively appropriate to them.
For by deviating in exceptional cases from the normal idiom, the language will gain distinction; while, at the same time, the partial conformity with usage will give perspicuity.
Happily, I felt in myself complete power to manage my pupils without aid; the enchantment, the golden haze which had dazzled my perspicuity at first, had been a good deal dissipated.
My sister," said the young man, who had divined her thought, thanks to that marvelous perspicuity of which fortune was from that time about to allow him the exercise, "my sister, I am expecting a most distinguished man, a most able counselor, whom I wish to present to you all, recommending him to your good graces.
he could see with a fatal perspicuity that there was no place there for him.
Would that man, sir--we will say that man, for the purposes of argueyment;' Mr Wegg made a smiling demonstration of great perspicuity here; 'would that man, sir, be expected to throw any other capacity in, or would any other capacity be considered extra?
Their blend of historical perception, theological profundity, and missiological perspicuity makes this an outstanding volume, not only for students of mission history, but also for anyone else who is interested in understanding the expansive growth of Christianity.
4) Blair advocates a style characterized by perspicuity and a stylistic caution against tropes and figures.
During the Beida Period, the leading intellectuals at Beijing University brought folklore from obscurity to perspicuity.
Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, by laying emphasis on the unity of religions and sects in Lebanon, has the best leadership over Lebanon's Hezbollah and he has realized the complicated conditions for defusing the threat of Takfiri groups through perspicuity," Roknabadi said in Tehran on Saturday.
These are examined with perspicuity and panache and are fruitfully compared to fifteenth century Antwerp, Ottoman Istanbul, Kafka's Prague, and UN-monitored Nicosia.