diaphanous

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diaphanous

(usually of fabrics such as silk) fine and translucent
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In response, it needs to be said that the diaphanousness of consciousness has two sides to it.
The article interprets the anti-idealist manoeuverings of the second half of Moore's 'The refutation of idealism,' material as widely cited for its discussion of 'transparency' and 'diaphanousness' as it is deeply obscure.
We must admire the skill with which the sculptor has achieved the impression of diaphanousness in her rippling garments.