the quality of being diaphanous; transparency.
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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 Misrables | Victor Hugo
She was partial to draperies and that, perhaps, created the illusion of diaphaneity.Painted Veils | James 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-Sense | Andrew Lang
All sorts of adjectives qualify our thoughts which appear incompatible with consciousness, being as such a bare diaphaneity.Essays in Radical Empiricism | William James
The diaphaneity of Babet contrasted with the grossness of Gueulemer.Les Misrables | Victor Hugo