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tenuity

noun te·nu·ity \te-ˈnü-ə-tē, tə-, -ˈnyü-\

Definition of TENUITY

1
:  lack of substance or strength
2
:  lack of thickness :  slenderness, thinness <the tenuity of poplars — Edith Wharton>
3
:  lack of density :  rarefied quality or state

Origin of TENUITY

Middle English tenuite, from Latin tenuitas, from tenuis thin, tenuous
First Known Use: 15th century

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