clear-eyed
clear-eyed clear-eyed adj. Acutely perceptive or discerning.

Syn: clear-sighted; perceptive; percipient; perspicacious; clear-headed. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • clear-eyed — clear′ eyed adj. clear sighted • Etymology: 1520–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • clear-eyed — {adj.} Understanding problems or events clearly; being able to tell very well the results of a way of acting. * /Tom is very clear eyed. He knows he doesn t have much chance of winning the race, but he will try his best./ * /He is a clear eyed… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • clear-eyed — {adj.} Understanding problems or events clearly; being able to tell very well the results of a way of acting. * /Tom is very clear eyed. He knows he doesn t have much chance of winning the race, but he will try his best./ * /He is a clear eyed… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • clear-eyed — adj Understanding problems or events clearly; being able to tell very well the results of a way of acting. Tom is very clear eyed. He knows he doesn t have much chance of winning the race, but he will try his best. He is a clear eyed and… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • clear-eyed — mainly American a clear eyed person understanding of a situation is correct. John s clear eyed assessment of the company s problems saved it from bankruptcy. (always before noun) …   New idioms dictionary

  • clear-eyed — /klear uyd /, adj. 1. having clear eyes. 2. mentally acute or perceptive; realistic; clear sighted: a clear eyed appraisal. [1520 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • clear-eyed — adjective mentally acute or penetratingly discerning too clear eyed not to see what problems would follow chaos could be prevented only by clear sighted leadership much too perspicacious to be taken in by so spurious an argument • Syn: ↑clear… …   Useful english dictionary

  • clear-eyed — adjective Date: 1530 clear sighted < a clear eyed assessment > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • clear-eyed — adjective a) Having clear, sharp sight b) Mentally acute and perspicacious Syn: clear sighted …   Wiktionary

  • clear-eyed — having eyes which are not cloudy; clear vision, sharp vision …   English contemporary dictionary

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