clarity

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noun clar·i·ty \ˈkler-ə-tē, ˈkla-rə-\

Definition of clarity

  1. :  the quality or state of being clear :  lucidity There is a lack of clarity in many legal documents.

Examples of clarity in a Sentence

  1. The essays are edited for clarity.

  2. There is a lack of clarity in many legal documents.

  3. She remembered what happened that day with surprising clarity.

  4. I'm looking for greater clarity about what is expected of our students.

  5. The clarity of the photographs was amazing.

  6. The DVD has excellent clarity of sound.

  7. the clarity of the lake's water

  8. The vitamin is believed to improve skin clarity.

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Origin and Etymology of clarity

Middle English clarite, from Latin claritat-, claritas, from clarus —see clarify



CLARITY Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of clarity for English Language Learners

  • : the quality of being easily understood

  • : the quality of being expressed, remembered, understood, etc., in a very exact way

  • : the quality of being easily seen or heard


CLARITY Defined for Kids

clarity

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noun clar·i·ty \ˈkler-ə-tē\

Definition of clarity for Students

  1. :  clear quality or state the clarity of the water You can adjust the picture for greater clarity. She remembered her dream with clarity.



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