Definitions

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  • n. The quality of being ethereal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state of being ethereal; etherealness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality or condition of being ethereal; incorporeity; spirituality.

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Examples

  • Such a mix is not exactly a ready-made means for triumph, but Mr. Hegarty wields it with disquieting power and grace, whether whispering through spells of ethereality or growling with an energy that is at once pent-up and unencumbered.

    Brazen Beats and Metal Mayhem

  • Estelle Hanania's images explore otherworldly spaces, the sharp realness of her photographs a startling contrast to the ethereality of their subjects -- burning hands, glittery crystals, spookily-real human scarecrows, and men dressed as eery, totem-like birds.

    Where The Wild Things Are: Photographer Estelle Hanania On Planet Mag

  • On record, their restrained dubby disco is kept in line with the demands of ethereality; onstage, they sound like a throbbing 12-inch dance remix of themselves.

    Warpaint; Rumer – review

  • Using shades of sepia and architecture from the early to mid-20th century in his panels, and an aura ethereality, Kubert suggests that the story being told is a memory, but it's not quite like any story of Batman we have seen before.

    Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader?

  • LET THE RIGHT ONE IN rocks a core ethereality that makes it seem an heir to the gauzy dreamscape of Carl Th.

    My Bloodyguard

  • Meant to be a cautionary tale about hubris and the ethereality of the Internet, it actually glamorizes the cluelessness of its (somewhat) tragic hero.

    Darrell Hartman: Josh Hartnett Isn't Plugged In. Is He the Cooler For It?

  • The filmy veil of ethereality had been drawn away to reveal quite an acid drop.

    The Little Lady Agency and the Prince

  • Giamatti is a perfect or not-so-perfect leader for this bunch of misfits, a hapless man in over his head, while Howard lends her role just the right touch of ethereality.

    Grace On The Water

  • He's resisting socializing pressures, but it's a line that loses some of its ethereality on the printed page.

    Bringing It All Back Home

  • For all its ethereality and remoteness, it yearns, "like a God in pain," over the sorrows of the world.

    Visions and Revisions A Book of Literary Devotions

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