Lack of solidity or substance; thinness: the tenuity of the barrier between them
More example sentences
- They had the tall curve of elms, the tenuity of poplars, the ashen colour of olives under a rainy sky; and they stretched ahead of me for half a mile or more without a break in their arch.
- The universal ether of science, which exists in extreme tenuity, can be proved to possess some weight.
- The exceeding tenuity of the object of our dread was apparent; for all heavenly objects were plainly visible through it.
late Middle English: from Latin tenuitas, from tenuis 'thin'.
Definition of tenuity in:
- The US English dictionary