the quality or state of being tenuous; specif.,
- thinness; slenderness; fineness
- lack of substance; rarity, as of air
- faintness, as of light or voice
- meagerness; slightness
Origin of tenuityMiddle French tenuité ; from Classical Latin tenuitas
The quality or condition of being tenuous; lack of thickness, density, or substance.
Origin of tenuityMiddle English tenuite, from Old French, from Latin tenuitas, thinness, from tenuis, thin; see tenuous.