Saturday, November 23, 2013
Definitions for tenuity
- thinness of consistency; rarefied condition.
- the state of being tenuous.
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Citations for tenuity
The exceeding tenuity of the object of our dread was apparent; for all heavenly objects were plainly visible through it.
There was no doubt left to me; the atmosphere of the moon was either pure oxygen or air, and capable therefore—unless its tenuity was excessive—of supporting our alien life.
Origin of tenuity
Tenuity is derived from the Latin word tenuitās meaning "thinness."