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ethereal
used in In Cold Blood

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Definition
characterized by an air-like insubstantiality

or:

so delicate and insubstantial that it barely seems of this world — often beautiful
  • Jolene had never before been alone with Nancy's "strange" mother, but despite discussions she had heard, she felt much at ease, for Mrs. Clutter, though unrelaxed herself, had a relaxing quality, as is generally true of defenseless persons who present no threat; even in Jolene, a very childlike child, Mrs. Clutter's heart-shaped, missionary's face, her look of helpless, homespun ethereality aroused protective compassion.
    1 — Last To See Them Alive (31% in)

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