Origin of diaphaneity
Examples from the Web for diaphaneity
She was partial to draperies and that, perhaps, created the illusion of diaphaneity.Painted Veils|James Huneker
What had been leanness in her youth had become transparency in her maturity; and this diaphaneity allowed the angel to be seen.
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
The diaphaneity of Babet contrasted with the grossness of Gueulemer.