clear-eyed clear-eyed

Definition(s):

  • (adj) mentally acute or penetratingly discerning

Synonym(s)

News

  • Review: 'The Bling Ring'

    The Bling Ring, Sofia Coppola's acerbically arresting fifth feature, is a tasty contradiction: a clear-eyed, empathetic look at people the movie doesn't even pretend you can like. It's a true-life drama of American youth culture gone mad. Based on a 2010 Vanity Fair article by Nancy Jo Sales, the film tells the story of a pack of L.A. teenagers (four girls and one boy) who in 2008 began to break ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: CNN

Quotes

  1. "Judge Mukasey is clear-eyed about the threat our nation faces," Bush said.
    on Sep 17, 2007 By: President Bush Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "The next president must bring to office a clear-eyed view of our nation's role in the world as the defender of the oppressed and a force for peace," McCain told a convention of the American Legion.
    on Aug 26, 2008 By: John McCain Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "We can acknowledge that oppression will always be with us, and still strive for justice," Obama said. "We can admit the intractability of depravation, and still strive for dignity. Clear-eyed, we can understand that there will be war, and...
    on Dec 9, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

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