Lucid meaning

lo͝o'sĭd
Thinking or expressing oneself clearly, especially between periods of confusion; clearheaded.

The feverish patient was lucid now and then.

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The definition of lucid is easily understood or clear thinking.

An example of lucid is the explanation of 2 + 2 equals 4.

An example of lucid is a thought by a person who understands the real reason for how he feels about a confusing event.

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Clearly expressed; easily understood.

A lucid analysis of the problem.

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Brightly lit; luminous.
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Clear; transparent.

A lucid stream.

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Bright; shining.
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Transparent.
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Designating an interval of sanity in a mental disorder.
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Clearheaded; rational.

A lucid thinker.

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A lucid dream.
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Clear to the mind; readily understood.

Lucid instructions.

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Origin of lucid

  • Latin lūcidus from lūcēre to shine leuk- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Latin lucidus, from lux (“light") + -id.
    From Wiktionary