clear in statement or expression; easily understood; lucid
Origin of perspicuousME, transparent ; from Classical Latin perspicuus ; from perspicere, to see through: see perspective
- Clearly expressed or presented; easy to understand: perspicuous prose.
- Expressing oneself clearly and effectively: a perspicuous lecturer.
- Discerning; perspicacious.
Origin of perspicuousFrom Latin perspicuus, from perspicere, to see through; see perspicacious.
(comparative more perspicuous, superlative most perspicuous)
From Latin perspicuus, in turn from perspiciÅ (“see through").