Synonyms for perspicuity

Grammar : Noun
Spell : pur-spi-kyoo-i-tee
Phonetic Transcription : ˌpɜr spɪˈkyu ɪ ti

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Définition of perspicuity

Origin :
  • late 15c., of things; 1540s, of expressions, from Latin perspicuitas "transparency, clearness," from perspicuus, from perspicere "look through, look closely at" (see perspective).
  • noun clarity
Example sentences :
  • To proceed with order and perspicuity, we will go up the Missisippi from its mouth.
  • Extract from : « The History of Louisiana » by Le Page Du Pratz
  • This he did with infinite talent and with a perspicuity beyond all praise.
  • Extract from : « Orley Farm » by Anthony Trollope
  • New characters are daily constructed, in which convenience, rather than perspicuity, has been consulted.
  • Extract from : « Travels in China, Containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, Made and Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen, and on a Subsequent Journey through the Country from Pekin to Canton » by John Barrow
  • This was a loss, both in the way of theoretical correctness and perspicuity.
  • Extract from : « A Handbook of the English Language » by Robert Gordon Latham
  • Nevil read on, distrustful of the perspicuity of his own ideas.
  • Extract from : « Beauchamp's Career, Complete » by George Meredith
  • I will reduce it for you, in its simple elements, to the perspicuity of vision.
  • Extract from : « The Round Towers of Ireland » by Henry O'Brien
  • "Yes, sir," replied Diego, amazed at the old gentleman's perspicuity.
  • Extract from : « The Smuggler Chief » by Gustave Aimard
  • The lady thought so too, and was delighted with her own perspicuity.
  • Extract from : « The Harlequin Opal, Vol. 1 (of 3) » by Fergus Hume
  • It is known by its perspicuity of speech and singleness of purpose.
  • Extract from : « A Logic Of Facts » by George Jacob Holyoake
  • But having once given them, perspicuity requires that he should adhere to them.
  • Extract from : « A Logic Of Facts » by George Jacob Holyoake

Antonyms for perspicuity

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