[pur-spi-key-shuh s] /ˌpɜr spɪˈkeɪ ʃəs/
having keen mental perception and understanding; discerning:
to exhibit perspicacious judgment.
Archaic. having keen vision.
acutely perceptive or discerning
(archaic) having keen eyesight
1630s, formed as an adjective to perspicacity, from Latin perspicax “sharp-sighted, having the power of seeing through; acute” (see perspicacity). Related: Perspicaciously; perspicaciousness.
[pur-spi-kas-i-tee] /ˌpɜr spɪˈkæs ɪ ti/ noun 1. keenness of mental perception and understanding; discernment; penetration. 2. Archaic. keen vision. n. 1540s, from Middle French perspicacité (15c.) and directly from Late Latin perspicacitas “sharp-sightedness, discernment,” from Latin perspicax “sharp-sighted, having the power of seeing through,” from perspicere “look through, look closely at” (see perspective).
[per-spik-yoo-uh s] /pərˈspɪk yu əs/ adjective 1. clearly expressed or presented; lucid. 2. . /pəˈspɪkjʊəs/ adjective 1. (of speech or writing) easily understood; lucid adj. late 15c., from Latin perspicuus “transparent, clear, evident,” from perspicere “look through, look closely at” (see perspective). Related: Perspicuously; perspicuousness.
[pur-spi-kyoo-i-tee] /ˌpɜr spɪˈkyu ɪ ti/ noun 1. clearness or lucidity, as of a statement. 2. the quality of being . /ˌpɜːspɪˈkjuːɪtɪ/ noun 1. the quality of being perspicuous 2. acute perception; perspicacity n. late 15c., of things; 1540s, of expressions, from Latin perspicuitas “transparency, clearness,” from perspicuus, from perspicere “look through, look closely at” (see […]
[pur-spuh-rey-shuh n] /ˈpɜr spəˈreɪ ʃən/ noun 1. a salty, watery fluid secreted by the sweat glands of the skin, especially when very warm as a result of strenuous exertion; sweat. 2. the act or process of . /ˌpɜːspəˈreɪʃən/ noun 1. the act or process of insensibly eliminating fluid through the pores of the skin, which […]