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Definition of "tactility" [tac•til•i•ty]

  • The condition of being tactile (noun)
  • The ability to feel pressure or pain through touch (noun)

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Use "tactility" in a sentence
  • "Crary sees the rage for dioramas and stereoscopes as symptoms of the new, nineteenth-century model of vision: "The loss of touch as a conceptual component of vision meant the unloosening of the eye from the network of referentiality incarnated in tactility and its subjective relation to perceived space" (19)."
  • "- George Gurley The Metrocard Blessing You have your Luddites, who still refuse to buy it because they like the "tactility," or whatever, of tokens."
  • "The Investigator builds on the kind of tactility that was heaped into, another recent Hungarian exercise in bodies turned inside out."