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Definition free from obscurity and easy to understand; or degree of transparency such as the quality of clear water
  • when she awoke the clarity was back in her eyes
  • Clarity of mind means clarity of passion, too; this is why a great and clear mind loves ardently and sees distinctly what it loves.
    Blaise Pascal
  • He talked with more claret than clarity.
    Susan Ertz
  • Now we see things imperfectly as in a poor mirror, but then we will see everything with perfect clarity. All that I know now is partial and incomplete, but then I will know everything completely, just as God knows me now.
    1 Corinthians 13:11-13 (NLT)
  • His pulse became quieter, and his brain increased in clarity.
    Woolf, Virginia  --  Night and Day
  • Lincoln's clarity of purpose and thought can serve to strengthen all of us for the tasks still ahead.
    Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • I saw that jelly spill-and I remembered suddenly with shocking clarity Pila recounting how she had lost her eye!
    Julia Alvarez  --  How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
  • The Consul found the clarity almost painful.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • What is blinding, suffocating fire to you, is now cool light to him, is clarity itself, and wears the form of a Man.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Screwtape Letters
  • Thankfully, Beanie had the clarity of mind (amazing, after all that went down last night) not to tell her mother about the pregnancy.
    Melody Carlson  --  Becoming Me
  • For herself, as she's charming and full of light, and such .... clarity of heart.
    Nora Roberts  --  Dark Witch
  • It was a torment to her, in that momentarily pitiless clarity, to see herself.
    Doris Lessing  --  The Grass is Singing
  • He recalled with awful clarity the emaciated girl who had begged him to run.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
  • So far, he'd thought everything through with almost perfect clarity.
    James Patterson  --  Kiss the Girls
  • They were crying about a man with a gun, that Miss Katie was fighting him, and then he suddenly knew with chilling clarity what had happened.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Safe Haven
  • Cesar had what is known in many parlances as a moment of clarity.
    W. William Winokur  --  The Perfect Game
  • And suddenly, with the terrible clarity of a man too long deceived, Leamas understood the whole ghastly tuck.
    John Le Carre  --  The Spy Who Came In From The Cold
  • They were just a humming at first, and then they grew in volume and clarity like someone was turning up a radio.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Eclipse
  • "Great-Aunt Tootie," said William Spiver, "I am loath, as always, to point out the obvious, but I will do it here and now for the sake of clarity.
    Kate DiCamillo  --  Flora & Ulysses
  • I swear I saw a blank whiteness for just a second, a moment of complete, jarring clarity.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl

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