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Date: 1600-1700
Language: Latin
Origin: claritas, from clarus; CLEAR1

clarity

noun
     
clar‧i‧ty [uncountable]
1 the clarity of a piece of writing, law, argument etc is its quality of being expressed clearly [↪ clear]:
Letters may be edited for length and clarity.
a lack of clarity in the law on property rights
2 the ability to think, understand, or remember something clearly [↪ clear]:
He had only visited the village once, but remembered it with surprising clarity.
clarity of vision/purpose/thought etc
Churchill's clarity of vision impressed all who knew him.
3 the quality of being clear and easy to see or hear [↪ clear]:
The picture was of such clarity that it could have been a photograph.

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