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Meaning of TENUOUS

Pronunciation:  'tenyoous

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  having little substance or significance; "a flimsy excuse"; "slight evidence"; "a tenuous argument"; "a thin plot"
  2. [adj]  very thin in gauge or diameter; "a tenuous thread"
  3. [adj]  having thin consistency; "a tenuous fluid"
 

TENUOUS is a 7 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: flimsy, slight, thin, weak
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ten"u*ous\, a. [L. tenuis thin. See {Thin}, and cf.
{Tenuis}.]
1. Thin; slender; small; minute.

2. Rare; subtile; not dense; -- said of fluids.



 

 

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