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noun as in vanishing

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What had been leanness in her youth had become transparency in her maturity; and this diaphaneity allowed the angel to be seen.

She was partial to draperies and that, perhaps, created the illusion of diaphaneity.

Even the best scryers often fail to see anything in the crystal which maintains its natural ‘diaphaneity,’ as Dr. Dee says.

All sorts of adjectives qualify our thoughts which appear incompatible with consciousness, being as such a bare diaphaneity.

The diaphaneity of Babet contrasted with the grossness of Gueulemer.


On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to diaphaneity, such as: elegance, fragility, lightness, subtlety, tenderness, and airiness.

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