(Latin: limpidus, clear; calm, serene; easy to comprehend or to understand)

The entries in this limpid- unit have nothing to do with limping or any of its related elements.

limpid (adjective), more limpid, most limpid
1. In language, transparently clear; easily understandable; free from obscurity: Ted's teacher was amazed at how well he wrote in such a limpid style.

The author of the book was a master of limpid writing, because it was exceptionally plain-spoken, unambiguous, and straightforward.

2. Clear and bright: Maurice's little girl had limpid blue eyes which were exceptionably beautiful.
3. Transmitting light; able to be seen through clearly: The tourists could see the rocks at the bottom of the limpid stream that ran through the city park.
4. Calm and untroubled; serene: Despite the nearly fatal accident, Sharon had a limpid attitude and response to the situation and so she was able to continue with her trip.
5. Etymology: from early 17th century via French limpide; from Latin limpidus, "clear" of uncertain origin.
Clear and transparent.
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limpidity (s) (noun), limpidities (pl)
1. A situation where objects can be seen without diffusion or distortion: The limpidity of the lake was once legendary; however, now the water is muddy and unclear.
2. A condition that is easy to understand and comprehended because of clear expressions: The lexicographer was well-known for the limpidities of his dictionary definitions.
limpidly (adverb), more limpidly, most limpidly
Characteristic of clearly and easily understood melodies: The limpidly composed concert presentation by the musicians resulted in a very favorable reception by the audience.

Pearls are graded according to surface quality, size, and limpidly white colors.

limpidness (s) (noun) (no plural)
1. A crystal-clear water: The unusual limpidness of the slow moving river was greatly admired by those who were fortunate enough to see it.

The water in the pond had such a limpidness that no one was able to have any idea of its depth by looking down into it.

2. The high clarity and glassiness of objects: Mark was told that the best gems have a limpidness of blue to slightly greenish blue hues.
limpidness (adjective), more limpidness, most limpidness
1. Descriptive of something which is perfectly clear and not cloudy nor turbid: The limpidness stream made it easy to see all kinds of creatures living in it.
2. A reference to expressing a style of writing something in a way that is easy to comprehend: The limpidness composition of the technician's report made it easy to be understood by just about anyone despite the complicated technical contents.