limpid limpid

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) clear and bright
  2. (adj) transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity
  3. (adj) (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable

Usage(s):

  1. The water of the bay was so limpid, we could see all the way to the bottom.
  2. Joan's limpid eyes and impudent smile got a lot of male attention.

News

  • Urban spelunking: Standing on the shores of Lake Emily

    After months of trying to gain access, I have finally stood upon the shore of Downtown Milwaukee's Lake Emily and gazed out upon her limpid waters. But, it turns out, I arrived over-prepared and could have left the swimsuit and sand toys at home.
    on July 2, 2013     Source: OnMilwaukee.com

Quotes

  1. Kashani said "These are foams and bubbles that the US and Israel are trying to create on the clear and limpid water," Iranian News Agency said (Irna) reported.
    on Jun 16, 2006 By: Mohammed Emami-Kashani Source: Kuwait News Agency

  2. "The Pope is a man who suffers," the 76-year-old Vanier said. "He suffers physically, but I also think he suffers enormously in his heart. And, at the same time, there is in him something that is extraordinarily luminous and limpid. The Pope...
    on Feb 9, 2005 By: Jean Vanier Source: Zenit News Agency

  3. "His style is simple, beautiful, limpid -- you will never find complicated words or rhetoric formulas in his books," Jerome Garcin, a friend of Le Clezio and a literary critic for French weekly Le Nouvel Observateur, said in an interview. "He...
    on Oct 9, 2008 By: St Jerome Source: Bloomberg

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