uncloudedness


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uncloudedness

(ʌnˈklaʊdɪdnɪs)
n
1. the quality or state of being unclouded or free of clouds
2. lack of obscurity; clarity
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Noun1.uncloudedness - the quality of clear wateruncloudedness - the quality of clear water; "when she awoke the clarity was back in her eyes"
transparentness, transparence, transparency - the quality of being clear and transparent
semitransparency, translucence, translucency - the quality of allowing light to pass diffusely
visibility - capability of providing a clear unobstructed view; "a windshield with good visibility"
distinctness, sharpness - the quality of being sharp and clear
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
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His stuttering text is a bouquet of seven experimental prose notebooks (sometimes constructed in verse lines), which treat, with a Wittgensteinian uncloudedness, the problem of trying to describe a bird, a carnation, a mimosa, a riverbank, a pine forest, a Provencal sky, a wasp.
Again, Levertov's translation attempts to honor the directness and uncloudedness of diction, and one cannot help thinking of her reference to William Carlos Williams in the introduction: "No doubt, loving Williams as I do, and important for me as he has been, it was some sense of this likeness that first drew me to Guillevic" (xii).