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synonyms for perspicuity

  • accuracy
  • articulateness
  • brightness
  • certainty
  • clearness
  • comprehensibility
  • conspicuousness
  • definition
  • directness
  • distinctness
  • evidence
  • exactitude
  • exactness
  • explicitness
  • intelligibility
  • legibility
  • limpidity
  • lucidity
  • lucidness
  • obviousness
  • openness
  • palpability
  • pellucidity
  • pellucidness
  • penetrability
  • perceptibility
  • perspicuousness
  • plainness
  • precision
  • prominence
  • purity
  • salience
  • simplicity
  • tangibility
  • transparency
  • unambiguity
  • cognizability
  • decipherability
  • explicability
  • limpidness
  • manifestness
  • overtness
  • unmistakability
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antonyms for perspicuity

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  • ambiguity
  • imprecision
  • inaccuracy
  • inexactness
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How to use perspicuity in a sentence

Thus Arnold thinks that what Tacitus gained in energy he lost in elegance and perspicuity.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
The picture of the stage coach era herein drawn may be lacking in vigor and perspicuity of style, but it contains no exaggeration.
THE OLD PIKETHOMAS B. SEARIGHT
By the side of him trotted two poodles, whose close-cropped skins showed out with remarkable perspicuity.
ANIMAL GHOSTSELLIOTT O'DONNELL
Writers of our own time who have never gone in for a course of logic rarely condescend to complete perspicuity.
THE STRAND MAGAZINE, VOLUME XXVII, JANUARY 1904, NO. 157VARIOUS
It is written without prejudice, with considerable perspicuity, and with unquestionable sincerity.
BYRONRICHARD EDGCUMBE
We think our author has not, in this passage, expressed himself with due legal perspicuity and precision.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 64, NO. 393, JULY 1848VARIOUS
Joe recited this couplet with such manifest pride and careful perspicuity, that I asked him if he had made it himself.
GREAT EXPECTATIONSCHARLES DICKENS
For, that continuity of parts is the cause of perspicuity, it is made perspicuous by two ways of experiment.
THE WORKS OF SIR THOMAS BROWNE (VOLUME 1 OF 3)THOMAS BROWNE
Which two particulars, we shall endeavour with great brevity and perspicuity, to make out unto all unprejudiced Christians.
A VINDICATION OF THE PRESBYTERIALL-GOVERNMENT AND MINISTRYMINISTERS AND ELDERS OF THE LONDON PROVINCIALL ASSEMBLY
It may fairly be said that no one now living could have expounded Hume with more sympathy or with equal perspicuity.
SPENSERR. W. CHURCH
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