lucid

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See also: lúcid

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Latin lucidus, from lux (light) + -idus.

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lucid (comparative lucider or more lucid, superlative lucidest or most lucid)

  1. clear; easily understood
    • 2014 September 26, Tom Payne, “Sapiens: a Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari, review: 'urgent questions' [print version: The story of our species, 27 September 2014, p. R32]”, in The Daily Telegraph (Review)[1]:
      [T]he book, constructed in short, lucid episodes, can be satisfyingly read as a sequence of provocative talks, at once well informed and vatic.
  2. mentally rational; sane
  3. bright, luminous, translucent or transparent

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Noun[edit]

lucid (plural lucids)

  1. A lucid dream.
    • 1986, Benjamin B. Wolman, Montague Ullman, Handbook of states of consciousness (page 163)
      The day before nightmare-initiated lucids, subjects reported more depressed feelings []

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lucid

  1. (Spain) Informal second-person plural (vosotros or vosotras) affirmative imperative form of lucir.