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1. thinking

noun. ['ˈθɪŋkɪŋ'] the process of using your mind to consider something carefully.

Synonyms

  • thought process
  • train of thought
  • cerebration
  • excogitation
  • free association
  • intellection
  • preparation
  • abstract thought
  • planning
  • out-of-the-box thinking
  • line of thought
  • mental synthesis
  • logical thinking
  • problem solving
  • explanation
  • higher cognitive process
  • provision
  • thread
  • convergent thinking
  • thought
  • mysticism
  • consideration
  • mentation
  • construction
  • divergent thinking
  • reasoning

Antonyms

  • convergent thinking
  • resolution
  • synthesis
  • stay in place

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Words that Rhyme with Clear Thinking

  • unthinking
  • rethinking
  • stinking
  • shrinking
  • plinking
  • drinking
  • blinking
  • winking
  • sinking
  • linking

Example sentences of the word clear-thinking


1. Noun Phrase
Jealous emotions erode clear thinking and confidence.

2. Noun Phrase
He says they can help all writers with "close observation, clear thinking, and tight writing."

2. clear

adjective. ['ˈklɪr'] readily apparent to the mind.

Synonyms

  • unambiguous
  • prima facie
  • perspicuous
  • clear-cut
  • luculent
  • clearness
  • trenchant
  • lucid
  • limpidity
  • pellucid
  • unmistakable
  • lucidness
  • definite
  • clarity
  • distinct
  • broad
  • comprehendible
  • vivid
  • unsubtle
  • pellucidity
  • crystal clear
  • comprehensible
  • limpid

Antonyms

  • unclearness
  • unclear
  • ambiguous
  • obscurity
  • incomprehensible
  • indefinite

Etymology

  • clere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cler (Anglo-Norman)

3. clear

verb. ['ˈklɪr'] rid of obstructions.

Synonyms

  • modify
  • unclutter
  • change

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • top out
  • level
  • break

Etymology

  • clere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cler (Anglo-Norman)

4. clear

adjective. ['ˈklɪr'] free from confusion or doubt.

Synonyms

  • clear-thinking

Antonyms

  • overpay
  • take

Etymology

  • clere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cler (Anglo-Norman)

5. clear

adjective. ['ˈklɪr'] affording free passage or view.

Synonyms

  • open

Antonyms

  • exclude
  • lack

Etymology

  • clere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cler (Anglo-Norman)

6. clear

verb. ['ˈklɪr'] make a way or path by removing objects.

Synonyms

  • create

Antonyms

  • wane
  • decrease

Etymology

  • clere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cler (Anglo-Norman)

7. clear

adjective. ['ˈklɪr'] allowing light to pass through.

Synonyms

  • transparent
  • translucent
  • lucid
  • clearness
  • semitransparent
  • unfrosted
  • crystal clear
  • crystalline
  • hyaloid
  • liquid
  • unclouded
  • uncloudedness
  • limpid
  • pellucid
  • hyaline

Antonyms

  • opaque
  • pay cash
  • charge
  • underpay

Etymology

  • clere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cler (Anglo-Norman)

8. clear

adverb. ['ˈklɪr'] completely.

Antonyms

  • be born

Etymology

  • clere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cler (Anglo-Norman)

9. clear

adjective. ['ˈklɪr'] free from contact or proximity or connection.

Antonyms

  • emit

Etymology

  • clere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cler (Anglo-Norman)

10. clear

verb. ['ˈklɪr'] remove.

Synonyms

  • disforest
  • strip
  • disafforest
  • remove
  • bare
  • denudate
  • stump
  • denude
  • unclutter
  • withdraw
  • clear-cut
  • take
  • take away

Antonyms

  • unmake
  • fall back
  • reduce
  • loss

Etymology

  • clere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cler (Anglo-Norman)
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