tenuity

Definitions of tenuity
  1. noun
    relatively small dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width
    “the tenuity of a hair”
    synonyms: slenderness, thinness
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    Antonyms:
    thickness
    the dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width
    type of:
    dimension
    the magnitude of something in a particular direction (especially length or width or height)
  2. noun
    the quality of lacking intensity or substance
    “"a shrill yet sweet tenuity of voice"- Nathaniel Hawthorne”
    synonyms: feebleness
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    type of:
    weakness
    the property of lacking physical or mental strength; liability to failure under pressure or stress or strain
  3. noun
    a rarified quality
    “the tenuity of the upper atmosphere”
    synonyms: low density, rarity
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    type of:
    denseness, density
    the amount per unit size
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