lucid
adjective Etymology: Latin lucidus, from lucēre Date: 1591 1. a. suffused with light ; luminous b. translucent <
snorkeling in the lucid sea
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2. having full use of one's faculties ; sane 3. clear to the understanding ; intelligible Synonyms: see clearlucidly adverblucidness noun

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  • lucid — (adj.) 1590s, bright, shining, from L. lucidus light, bright, clear, figuratively perspicuous, lucid, clear, from lucere to shine, from lux (gen. lucis) light, from PIE root *leuk to shine, be bright (see LIGHT (Cf. light) (n.)). Sense of easy to …   Etymology dictionary

  • lucid — [lo͞o′sid] adj. [L lucidus < lucere, to shine: see LIGHT1] 1. Old Poet. bright; shining 2. transparent 3. designating an interval of sanity in a mental disorder 4. clear to the mind; readily understood [lucid instructions] …   English World dictionary

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  • lucid — I adjective apparent, articulate, certain, clear, clear cut, clear minded, clear thinking, clear witted, clearheaded, comprehending, comprehensible, crystalline, diaphanous, discerning, discriminating, distinct, effulgent, evident, explicit,… …   Law dictionary

  • lucid — 1 pellucid, *clear, transparent, translucent, diaphanous, limpid Analogous words: luminous, *bright, brilliant, lucent Contrasted words: murky, gloomy, dusky, *dark: *turbid, muddy 2 * …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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