lucidity

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noun lu·cid·i·ty \ lü-ˈsi-də-tē \

Definition of lucidity

1 :clearness of thought or style
  • the lucidity of the explanation
2 :a presumed capacity to perceive the truth directly and instantaneously :clairvoyance
  • when the spirit is drawn to lucidity by the immediacy of death
  • —Graham Greene

Examples of lucidity in a Sentence

  1. the lucidity of the recipe should ensure a minimum of confusion

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First Known Use of lucidity

1810



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