tenuousness
noun see tenuous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tenuousness — tenuous ► ADJECTIVE 1) very slight or insubstantial: a tenuous distinction. 2) very slender or fine. DERIVATIVES tenuously adverb tenuousness noun. ORIGIN Latin tenuis thin …   English terms dictionary

  • tenuousness — noun ( es) : the quality or state of being tenuous * * * tenūˈity or tenˈuousness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑tenuous * * * tenuousness noun [uncountable] …   Useful english dictionary

  • tenuousness — See tenuously. * * * …   Universalium

  • tenuousness — noun the quality of being tenuous …   Wiktionary

  • tenuousness — n. slenderness, delicateness, thinness of consistency, rarefied condition; flimsiness, weakness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tenuousness — n shakiness, insecurity, precariousness, Sl. hairiness; uncertainty, indefiniteness, doubtfulness, dubiousness; vagueness, haziness, nebulousness, fuzziness; weakness, flimsiness, insubstantiality. See also tenuity(def. 2) …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • tenuousness — ten·u·ous·ness …   English syllables

  • tenuousness — See: tenuous …   English dictionary

  • Modern geocentrism — Part of a series on Creationism History of creationism Neo creationism …   Wikipedia

  • tenuity — n 1. tenuousness, flimsiness. See tenuousness. 2. slenderness, thinness, fineness, leanness; gracility, gracileness, delicateness, delicacy; frailty, frailness, fragility, fragileness; sheerness, diaphaneity, diaphan ousness; lightness,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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