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lucid

lu·cid

lucid

 
pronunciation:
lu sihd
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Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: easy to understand; articulate; clear.
She gave a lucid presentation and we learned a good deal from it.
synonyms:
articulate, intelligible, limpid, luminous, perspicuous
antonyms:
ambiguous, confusing, obscure
similar words:
cogent, pellucid, precise, straightforward
definition 2: having or showing full possession of mental faculties; mentally competent.
The king suffered a period of insanity but became quite lucid again for a time.
synonyms:
rational, sane
antonyms:
demented, foggy, incoherent
similar words:
clearheaded, competent, compos mentis, normal
definition 3: transparent.
synonyms:
limpid, pellucid, transparent
similar words:
clear, crystalline, liquid, lucent
derivations: lucidly (adv.), lucidity (n.), lucidness (n.)
Word Parts
The word lucid contains the following part:
luc, lum Latin root that means light; shine
synonyms:
phot, photo