Perspicuous meaning

pər-spĭkyo͝o-əs
Clearly expressed or presented; easy to understand.

Perspicuous prose.

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Expressing oneself clearly and effectively.

A perspicuous lecturer.

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Discerning; perspicacious.
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Clear in statement or expression; easily understood; lucid.
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Clearly expressed, easy to understand; lucid.
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(logic) Of a language or notation, such as that of formal propositional calculus: where the process of inference from premises to conclusion is explicitly laid out.
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(rare) Transparent; translucent.
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Origin of perspicuous

  • From Latin perspicuus from perspicere to see through perspicacious

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin perspicuus, in turn from perspiciō (“see through").

    From Wiktionary