Thursday, January 26, 2017

Word of the day: perspicuity

The word of the day is perspicuity:

1. clearness or lucidity, as of a statement.
2. the quality of being perspicuous.

1470-80; < Latin perspicuitās. See perspicuous, -ity


"Joe recited this couplet with such manifest pride and careful perspicuity, that I asked him if he had made it himself."

 - Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

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