tenuity

[ tuh-noo-i-tee, -nyoo-, te- ]
/ təˈnu ɪ ti, -ˈnyu-, tɛ- /

noun

the state of being tenuous.
thinness of consistency; rarefied condition.

Nearby words

  1. tentorium cerebelli,
  2. tenty,
  3. tenues,
  4. tenuious,
  5. tenuis,
  6. tenuous,
  7. tenuously,
  8. tenure,
  9. tenure-track,
  10. tenured

Origin of tenuity

1525–35; < Latin tenuitās thinness, equivalent to tenui(s) (see tenuis) + -tās -ty2

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