limpid

The adjective limpid describes something (often liquid) that is clear, serene and bright. Nature calendars often feature glamour shots of a limpid stream or a limpid lake.

The adjective limpid may also describe language that is easily understandable. Your teacher might ask you to give an answer in a single limpid sentence. But he probably won't because limpid is a word that's fallen out of use. Maybe because it sounds too much like limp. Or maybe because it's associated with the king of all clich├ęs: "Her eyes were like limpid pools."

DEFINITIONS OF: limpid

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adj clear and bright

limpid blue eyes”
Synonyms:
liquid
clear
allowing light to pass through

adj transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity

“could see the sand on the bottom of the limpid pool”
Synonyms:
crystal clear, crystalline, lucid, pellucid, transparent
clear
allowing light to pass through

adj (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable

“writes in a limpid style”
Synonyms:
crystal clear, lucid, luculent, pellucid, perspicuous
clear
readily apparent to the mind
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