Synonyms of tenuous in English:



  • 1 evidence that greenhouse warming had started was at best tenuous
    slight, insubstantial, flimsy, negligible, weak, fragile, shaky, sketchy, doubtful, dubious, questionable, suspect; vague, nebulous, hazy, unspecific, indefinite, indeterminate
    [Antonyms] convincing substantial strong
  • 2 a tenuous thread
    fine, thin, slender, attenuated, delicate, gossamer, fragile
    [Antonyms] thick
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