- the quality of being diaphanous; transparency.
Origin of diaphaneity
1650–60; < Greek diaphanḗ(s) showing through + -ity
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Examples from the Web for diaphaneity
She was partial to draperies and that, perhaps, created the illusion of diaphaneity.Painted Veils
The diaphaneity of Babet contrasted with the grossness of Gueulemer.
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-Sense
What had been leanness in her youth had become transparency in her maturity; and this diaphaneity allowed the angel to be seen.