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〔 tєnˋjuәtI 〕


〔 teˊnjuːәti 〕

Overview of noun tenuity

The noun tenuity has 3 senses

  • thinness, tenuity, slenderness -- (relatively small dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width; "the tenuity of a hair"; "the thinness of a rope")

  • rarity, tenuity, low density -- (a rarified quality; "the tenuity of the upper atmosphere")

  • feebleness, tenuity -- (the quality of lacking intensity or substance; "a shrill yet sweet tenuity of voice"- Nathaniel Hawthorne)