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tenuity

[tuh-noo-i-tee, -nyoo-, te-] /təˈnu ɪ ti, -ˈnyu-, tɛ-/
noun
1.
the state of being tenuous.
3.
thinness of consistency; rarefied condition.
Origin
1525-1535
1525-35; < Latin tenuitās thinness, equivalent to tenui(s) (see tenuis) + -tās -ty2
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Examples for tenuity
  • He proposes, therefore, to be the first to point out the extreme tenuity of the thread connecting this preface with his drama.
  • And in this they have but carried to its extreme tenuity the disposition of the romantic poets, their forbears.

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