Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having a clear sight or understanding.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having a clear physical or mental vision; having a clear understanding.

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Examples

  • She was frightened, but clear-seeing, and she was startled by the disappearance of all depth of light and shadow in his eyes.

    CHAPTER IV

  • Paradoxical as it may seem, Dana's book is the classic of the sea, not because there was anything extraordinary about Dana, but for the precise contrary reason that he was just an ordinary, normal man, clear-seeing, hard-headed, controlled, fitted with adequate education to go about the work.

    A CLASSIC OF THE SEA

  • Still on the chair, all in the moment of quick clear-seeing, she drew the skirt tightly back and raised it.

    CHAPTER XIX

  • Nothing could destroy its exquisite oval, its well-nigh classic lines, its delicately stencilled brows, its large brown eyes, clear-seeing and calm, gloriously calm.

    Chapter 27

  • In the 1970s, when I earned my degree in history and comparative religion, one of my eccentric yet clear-seeing professors taught a class on Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

    Spiritual Teachings of the Avatar

  • In the 1970s, when I earned my degree in history and comparative religion, one of my eccentric yet clear-seeing professors taught a class on Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

    Spiritual Teachings of the Avatar

  • In the 1970s, when I earned my degree in history and comparative religion, one of my eccentric yet clear-seeing professors taught a class on Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

    Spiritual Teachings of the Avatar

  • And (continued the fox) know thou, O wise and experienced crow with the clear-seeing eyes, that

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Now she seemed to be looking more intently upon some one thing; with that she called to her the Black Knight, who was hanging about watching her, and she said to him: Fair sir, art thou clear-seeing and far-seeing?

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • God Himself is not more clear-seeing as to the means and ends of His creatures than this man in observing the slightest differences in the medley of things and people.

    Scenes from a Courtesan's Life

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