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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. clarity; splendour

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Clearness; splendor.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Clearness; splendor.


Latin claritudo, from clarus clear. (Wiktionary)


  • I step abroad from my clay house, and become a part of the splendor and claritude and vigor around.

    Memories of Hawthorne


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  • The moonlight falls, a liquid-silver flood,
    Filling the air with rapture sweet and strange;
    Touching to fairy loveliness the wood,
    The flowery lawn, the distant mountain-range,
    The streamlet, shining in its claritude.
    --Rosa Fairfax Costley, 1879, Fantasma, a Fairy Tale in Five parts

    November 25, 2007