Definitions

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  • n. Property of being limpid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality or state of being limpid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Limpidness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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

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Examples

  • Elsewhere there were wonderful moments of limpidity – as the first movement reaches its development, and in the intermezzo above all.

    Lucerne Festival Orchestra – review

  • Could it be that that limpidity extends itself to caving in to an onslaught of anti western abuse by it's very own immigrants?

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • When we have, however, praised the limpidity of The Vikings at Helgeland, we have, in honesty, to make several reservations in our criticism of the author's choice of a subject.

    Henrik Ibsen

  • Herself the only daughter of a struggling man of letters, she had during the last year or two taken to writing poems, in an endeavour to find a congenial channel in which to let flow her painfully embayed emotions, whose former limpidity and sparkle seemed departing in the stagnation caused by the routine of a practical household and the gloom of bearing children to a commonplace father.

    Wessex Tales

  • The liquid medium was more obscure, but the limpidity of these transparent waters still allowed the light to penetrate sufficiently for Benito to distinguish the objects scattered on the bed of the river, and to approach them with some safety.

    Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon

  • Albertine and I, as he sprang to earth, the passenger who had gone up like that to enjoy at large in those solitary expanses the calm and limpidity of evening.

    The Captive

  • And from then onwards I felt less admiration for Bergotte, whose limpidity began to strike me as insufficient.

    The Guermantes Way

  • The clarity of the gold-tinted light that is so characteristic in these paintings is indeed comparable to the limpidity of Emerson's prose style in his Essays.

    Howard Milstein Against the World! Run Over, Tough Guy Fights Back

  • In its essence, therefore, Elytis's poetry is not logically clear as we see it but derives its light from the limpidity of the present moment against a perspective behind it.

    Nobel Prize in Literature 1979 - Presentation Speech

  • The light that fell over the land and waters was dazzling, and yet of an astonishing limpidity; only

    In and out of Three Normady Inns

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