clarity


clarity
clarity c.1300, from O.Fr. clarté "clarity, brightness," from L. claritas "clearness, brightness, splendor," from clarare "make clear," from clarus "clear" (see CLEAR (Cf. clear)).

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  • Clarity — Clar i*ty, n. [L. claritas, fr. clarus clear: cf. F. clart[ e].] Clearness; brightness; splendor. [1913 Webster] Floods, in whose more than crystal clarity, Innumerable virgin graces row. Beaumont. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • clarity — ► NOUN 1) the state or quality of being clear and easily perceived or understood. 2) transparency or purity. ORIGIN Latin claritas, from clarus clear …   English terms dictionary

  • clarity — [klar′ə tē] n. [ME clarite < OFr clarte < L claritas < clarus,CLEAR] the quality or condition of being clear; clearness …   English World dictionary

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  • clarity — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ absolute, complete, perfect ▪ admirable, crystal, exceptional, great ▪ increasing …   Collocations dictionary

  • clarity — [[t]klæ̱rɪti[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT The clarity of something such as a book or argument is its quality of being well explained and easy to understand. ...the ease and clarity with which the author explains difficult technical and scientific subjects.… …   English dictionary

  • clarity — clar|i|ty [ˈklærıti] n [U] [Date: 1600 1700; : Latin; Origin: claritas, from clarus; CLEAR1] 1.) the clarity of a piece of writing, law, argument etc is its quality of being expressed clearly →↑clear ▪ Letters may be edited for length and clarity …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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