- clear, transparent, or pellucid, as water, crystal, or air: We could see to the very bottom of the limpid pond.
- free from obscurity; lucid; clear: a limpid style; limpid prose.
- completely calm; without distress or worry: a limpid, emotionless existence.
- clear or transparent
- (esp of writings, style, etc) free from obscurity
- calm; peaceful
n.1650s, from French limpidité or directly from Late Latin limpiditatem (nominative limpiditas) “clarity,” from Latin limpidus (see limpid). adj.c.1600, from French limpide (15c.) and directly from Latin limpidus “clear,” from limpa “water goddess, water;” probably cognate with lympha “clear liquid” (see lymph). Related: Limpidly.