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Synonyms for ethereal

so light and insubstantial as to resemble air or a thin film

Synonyms for ethereal

characterized by lightness and insubstantiality

of or containing or dissolved in ether

of heaven or the spirit

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characterized by unusual lightness and delicacy

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Fundamental to this version of digitopia is the liberation of the body and spirit; these highly particularised ontological conceits become conduit to an essentialised ethereality, a `nirvana', in which molecular and digital structures are fused both materially and transcendentally.
Of Jake Berthot it is tempting to postulate the opposite, that by turning his attention to the real he has sought to tighten-up an abstraction endangered by ethereality.
As sexual contacts became more explicit and as purely social exchanges with women became more casual and commonplace, men's view of love might well suffer in ethereality, and possibly even in intensity.
The fence has been taken down, the yellow pillars are covered in scaffolding," explains the Juilliard graduate who trained at The Royal Ballet School and the School of American Ballet, "and it is precisely this sort of ethereality that inspired me to take on this project.
For the spider, Vedova bin (Blue Widow), 1968, he chose a tone quite close to Yves Klein's International Klein Blue, but in place of the indeterminate ethereality of Klein's blue we have something much more physical--as physical, in fact, as the tufted fiberglass Piero Manzoni used for some of his "Achromes," 1957-63.
With a voice reminiscent of Chan Marshall, her haunting ethereality was bewitching in all its starkness and simplicity.
For instance the conception of Shelley's poetry as ethereal and vague neglects its materialism, both political and scientific; the work is animated by contradictions which it never overcomes but which prosodically are held in a meteorological cycle of formation, ethereality, dissolution, material fertilisation, sterility or destruction, and re-suspiration.
Between them, the pre-Taniguchi buildings have membranes of horizontally fritted glass applied to their north exposure, diffusing their distinct legibility and aiding MoMA's general ethereality.
The drive for purity is a somewhat fanciful flight from dirty materiality to stainless ethereality.
It is not that ethereality, evanescence, and the dematerialization of color were necessarily foreign to the aspirations of East Coast painters in the 1960s--they weren't (think Color Field, for example)--but that such refined digressions, as we spun them, were embodied as pigment on canvas, including even the paintings of a nascent Minimalist persuasion.
Since joining Grandiva, he's immersed himself in ballerina life 101: how to dance in a tutti, apply fake eyelashes, and rise en pointe with effortless ethereality.
It is one thing to drift seamlessly from power rock with goth flourishes to mysterious ethereality, but to try to attempt to do it with every song loses the point.