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LUCID

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does lucid mean? 

LUCID (adjective)
  The adjective LUCID has 4 senses:

1. (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable
2. having a clear mind
3. capable of thinking and expressing yourself in a clear and consistent manner
4. transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity

  Familiarity information: LUCID used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


LUCID (adjective)


Sense 1lucid [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(of language) transparently clear; easily understandable

Synonyms:

lucid; luculent; perspicuous; crystal clear; pellucid; limpid

Context examples:

writes in a limpid style / lucid directions / a luculent oration / pellucid prose / a crystal clear explanation / a perspicuous argument

Similar:

clear (clear to the mind)

Domain category:

language; linguistic communication (a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols)


Sense 2lucid [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Having a clear mind

Context example:

a lucid moment in his madness

Similar:

sane (mentally healthy; free from mental disorder)


Sense 3lucid [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Capable of thinking and expressing yourself in a clear and consistent manner

Synonyms:

coherent; lucid; logical

Context examples:

a lucid thinker / she was more coherent than she had been just after the accident

Similar:

rational (consistent with or based on or using reason)


Sense 4lucid [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity

Synonyms:

crystal clear; transparent; pellucid; limpid; crystalline; lucid

Context examples:

the cold crystalline water of melted snow / crystal clear skies / could see the sand on the bottom of the limpid pool / lucid air / a pellucid brook / transparent crystal

Similar:

clear (free from cloudiness; allowing light to pass through)


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