Per*spic"u*ous (?), a. [L. perspicuus, from perspicere to look through. See Perspective.]

1.

Capable of being through; transparent; translucent; not opaque.

[Obs.]

Peacham.

2.

Clear to the understanding; capable of being clearly understood; clear in thought or in expression; not obscure or ambiguous; as, a perspicuous writer; perspicuous statements.

"The purpose is perspicuous."

Shak.

-- Per*spic"u*ous*ly, adv. -- Per*spic"u*ous*ness, n.

 

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