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See definition of diaphaneity on Dictionary.com
  • as indelicacy
  • as invanishing

synonyms for diaphaneity

  • elegance
  • fragility
  • lightness
  • subtlety
  • tenderness
  • airiness
  • debility
  • exquisiteness
  • frailness
  • frailty
  • infirmity
  • slenderness
  • smoothness
  • softness
  • tenuity
  • translucency
  • transparency
  • weakness
  • etherealness
  • gossameriness

antonyms for diaphaneity

MOST RELEVANT
  • strength
  • coarseness
  • heaviness
  • indelicacy
  • inelegance
  • robustness
  • roughness
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How to use diaphaneity in a sentence

What had been leanness in her youth had become transparency in her maturity; and this diaphaneity allowed the angel to be seen.
LES MISRABLESVICTOR HUGO
She was partial to draperies and that, perhaps, created the illusion of diaphaneity.
PAINTED VEILSJAMES HUNEKER
Even the best scryers often fail to see anything in the crystal which maintains its natural ‘diaphaneity,’ as Dr. Dee says.
COCK LANE AND COMMON-SENSEANDREW LANG
All sorts of adjectives qualify our thoughts which appear incompatible with consciousness, being as such a bare diaphaneity.
ESSAYS IN RADICAL EMPIRICISMWILLIAM JAMES
The diaphaneity of Babet contrasted with the grossness of Gueulemer.
LES MISRABLESVICTOR HUGO
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WORDS RELATED TO DIAPHANEITY

  • ambrosia
  • banquets
  • bonne bouches
  • dainties
  • delights
  • desserts
  • feasts
  • goodies
  • indulgences
  • luxuries
  • morsels
  • nectar
  • pleasures
  • rarities
  • regalia
  • relishes
  • savories
  • specials
  • sweets
  • tidbits
  • treats
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