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 ?
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. The critics, therefore, are in error who censure these licenses of speech, and hold the author up to ridicule.
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.
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.
Joe recited this couplet with such manifest pride and careful perspicuity, that I asked him if he had made it himself.
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?
He further said that it is in this regard that as fresh legislators, such as the youths needed to demonstrate acute perspicuity that would define the kind of leadership that would be answerable to them, the representatives of the people and the people they represent, and not to some godfathers who live only for themselves.
Science is handled respectfully, and so are the Bible and the concerns of sincere Christian readers, such as the Bible's inspiration, authority, and perspicuity. The virtue of humility pervades the book, and is most evident in the book's tone, in the way the authors offer suggestions instead of dogmatic, only-way solutions, and in their use and crediting of the interpretations that their own students have proposed.
Clarity, simplicity and perspicuity in communication from the Bench will help to fight off the claim that the Judiciary is not supporting the war on corruption.
The literature available lacks perspicuity regarding the effect of intermittent training followed by detraining on the body composition and hepatic tissue of eutrophic and obese rats, also considering the possible clinical aspects that may support new approaches for patients during the treatment of obesity and its comorbidities.
I must say that I have come away from Fox's work with considerable respect for his perspicuity but with a growing distaste for the Greek translators' take on almost everything.