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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A rarified quality; The quality of lacking intensity or substance; Relatively small dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width.

Usage examples (37)
  • The tenuity of a hair
  • The tenuity of the upper atmosphere
  • A shrill yet sweet tenuity of voice- Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • To what purpose are you wearied, exhausted, dragged out and out to the very extreme of tenuity? for more
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