lucid

Something that's lucid is clear and understandable. Lucid writing is important in journalism, so that readers easily get the point of the article they're reading.

When what you write or say is lucid, it's straightforward and its meaning is crystal clear. You can also use the adjective lucid to describe your mind or thoughts when you're thinking in a rational, sensible way: "I was worried about my grandmother's confusion yesterday, but she seems really lucid today." Another meaning is "translucent," or letting light shine through — which makes sense since lucid comes from the Latin lucidus, "light or clear," with its root of lux, "light."

Primary Meanings of lucid

1.
adj
(of language) transparently clear; easily understandable
2.
adj
transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity
Full Definitions of lucid
1

adj (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable

lucid directions”
Synonyms:
crystal clear, limpid, luculent, pellucid, perspicuous
clear
readily apparent to the mind

adj having a clear mind

“a lucid moment in his madness”
Synonyms:
sane
mentally healthy; free from mental disorder

adj capable of thinking and expressing yourself in a clear and consistent manner

“a lucid thinker”
Synonyms:
coherent, logical
rational
consistent with or based on or using reason
2

adj transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity

lucid air”
Synonyms:
crystal clear, crystalline, limpid, pellucid, transparent
clear
allowing light to pass through

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