From the Classical Latinperspicuitās (“transparency", “lucidity", “self-evidency", (in post-Classical Latin): “penetration", “insight"), from perspicuus (“clear", “evident"); compare perspicacity and the Frenchperspicuité.
Perspicuity Sentence Examples
De Morgan's writings, however excellent, give little idea of the perspicuity and elegance of his viva voce expositions, which never failed to fix the attention of all who were worthy of hearing him.
He surpasses the school of Antiphon in perspicuity, the school of Lysias in verve, the school of Isocrates in variety, in felicity, in symmetry, in pathos, in power.
The confession of perspicuity in Protestant hermeneutics is a denial of being language-bound.
That it was unexpected there can be no doubt; and it was only by extraordinary perseverance and perspicuity that Bradley was able to explain it in 1727.
At the bar Wedderburn was the most elegant speaker of his time, and, although his knowledge of the principles and precedents of law was deficient, his skill in marshalling facts and his clearness of diction were marvellous; on the bench his judgments were remarkable for their perspicuity, particularly in the appeal cases to the House of Lords.