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PELLUCIDITY

 Dictionary entry overview: What does pellucidity mean? 

PELLUCIDITY (noun)
  The noun PELLUCIDITY has 2 senses:

1. free from obscurity and easy to understand; the comprehensibility of clear expression
2. passing light without diffusion or distortion

  Familiarity information: PELLUCIDITY used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PELLUCIDITY (noun)


Sense 1pellucidity [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Free from obscurity and easy to understand; the comprehensibility of clear expression

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

clarity; clearness; limpidity; lucidity; lucidness; pellucidity

Hypernyms ("pellucidity" is a kind of...):

comprehensibility; understandability (the quality of comprehensible language or thought)

Attribute:

clear (clear to the mind)

unclear (not clear to the mind)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "pellucidity"):

monosemy (having a single meaning (absence of ambiguity) usually of individual words or phrases)

focus (maximum clarity or distinctness of an idea)

clearcutness; preciseness (clarity as a consequence of precision)

perspicuity; perspicuousness; plainness (clarity as a consequence of being perspicuous)

unambiguity; unequivocalness (clarity achieved by the avoidance of ambiguity)

explicitness (clarity as a consequence of being explicit)


Sense 2pellucidity [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Passing light without diffusion or distortion

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

pellucidness; limpidity; pellucidity

Hypernyms ("pellucidity" is a kind of...):

transparence; transparency; transparentness (the quality of being clear and transparent)


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