noun see explicit

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  • Explicitness — Ex*plic it*ness, n. The quality of being explicit; clearness; directness. Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • explicitness — explicit ► ADJECTIVE 1) clear and detailed, with no room for confusion or doubt. 2) graphically describing or representing sexual activity. DERIVATIVES explicitly adverb explicitness noun. ORIGIN from Latin explicare unfold …   English terms dictionary

  • explicitness — See explicitly. * * * …   Universalium

  • explicitness — noun The state of being explicit Ant: implicitness …   Wiktionary

  • explicitness — n. unequivocalness, quality of being free from ambiguity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • explicitness — ex·plic·it·ness …   English syllables

  • explicitness — See: explicit …   English dictionary

  • explicitness — noun clarity as a consequence of being explicit • Ant: ↑inexplicitness • Derivationally related forms: ↑explicit • Hypernyms: ↑clarity, ↑lucidity, ↑lucidness, ↑pellucidity, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • writing — /ruy ting/, n. 1. the act of a person or thing that writes. 2. written form: to commit one s thoughts to writing. 3. that which is written; characters or matter written with a pen or the like: His writing is illegible. 4. such characters or… …   Universalium

  • explicit — adjective Etymology: French or Medieval Latin; French explicite, from Medieval Latin explicitus, from Latin, past participle of explicare Date: 1607 1. a. fully revealed or expressed without vagueness, implication, or ambiguity ; leaving no… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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