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The effects of diffraction will be vary depending on optical performance: a mediocre lens has less to lose, the wavelength of light involved (blue resolves much better than red and is thus affected more quickly). Subject matter interacts with it all, particularly in terms of textural detail on relatively low contrast subject matter. Use of pixel shift (or not) can make the effects more/less obvious too.
Diffraction mitigating sharpening can help, but never improves tonality and at some point can never 'get it back'.
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