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The quality or condition of being tenuous; lack of thickness, density, or substance.
[Middle English tenuite, from Old French, from Latin tenuitās, thinness, from tenuis, thin; see tenuous.]
te•nu•i•ty(təˈnu ɪ ti, -ˈnyu-, tɛ-)
1. the state of being tenuous.
3. thinness of consistency; rarefied condition.
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|Noun||1.||tenuity - relatively small dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width; "the tenuity of a hair"; "the thinness of a rope"|
dimension - the magnitude of something in a particular direction (especially length or width or height)
|2.||tenuity - a rarified quality; "the tenuity of the upper atmosphere"|
|3.||tenuity - the quality of lacking intensity or substance; "a shrill yet sweet tenuity of voice"- Nathaniel Hawthorne|
weakness - the property of lacking physical or mental strength; liability to failure under pressure or stress or strain; "his weakness increased as he became older"; "the weakness of the span was overlooked until it collapsed"