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In adaptation to the darkness, in which there is only luminescence that eyes could use, there is a great development of tactility.

The picture contains movement in the vital sense, and possesses a tactility as great as a Giorgione done with modern means.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, "perceptible to touch," from French tactile, from Latin tactilis "tangible, that may be touched," from tactus, past participle of tangere "to touch" (see tangent). Meaning "of or pertaining to touch" is attested from 1650s.

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