Lucidity



[loo-sid-i-tee] /luˈsɪd ɪ ti/

noun
1.
the quality of being easily understood, completely intelligible, or comprehensible:
She makes her argument with pointed logic and exemplary lucidity.
2.
the ability to see things clearly; rationality; sanity:
In a rare moment of lucidity, the senator sided with his political enemies for the good of the country.
n.

1650s, “brightness,” from French lucidité, from Late Latin luciditas, from lucidus (see lucid). Meaning “intellectual clarity” attested by 1851.

lucidity lu·cid·i·ty (lōō-sĭd’ĭ-tē)
n.
Clarity, especially mental clarity.

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