What does the word perspicuous mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Perspicuously.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Perspicuousness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Clear to the mind; readily understood; clear; lucid.

Usage examples for perspicuous

  1. The catastrophe is not very perspicuous, but decidedly interesting. – Bohemians of the Latin Quarter by Henry Murger
  2. He does not mince matters at all, but puts every thing in a straightforward and, not seldom, homely way, perspicuous to the dullest understanding. – Publisher's Advertising (1872) by Anonymous
  3. Where there is so little in the way of incident or clash of character to provide for, where the people are so plain and perspicuous and next to nothing happens to them, it should not be difficult to make an expressive scene for the drama and its few facts. – The Craft of Fiction by Percy Lubbock