tenuous

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Thin in substance or consistency

The aether was thought to be of tenuous strands.

Lacking importance

His argument was not convincing in the debate, considering how tenuous it was.

{a} thin, slender, small, minute
Thin; slender; small; minute
having little substance or significance; "a flimsy excuse"; "slight evidence"; "a tenuous argument"; "a thin plot"
If you describe something such as a connection, a reason, or someone's position as tenuous, you mean that it is very uncertain or weak. The cultural and historical links between the many provinces were seen to be very tenuous strong + tenuously tenu·ous·ly The sub-plots are only tenuously interconnected
having thin consistency; "a tenuous fluid"
Thin in substance or importance
very thin in gauge or diameter; "a tenuous thread"
{s} thin, gentle, fine, sparse
Rare; subtile; not dense; said of fluids
having thin consistency; "a tenuous fluid
very thin in gauge or diameter; "a tenuous thread" having thin consistency; "a tenuous fluid
tenuous interpretation
illogical interpretation, interpretation which is hard to believe
tenuously
in a tenuous manner; "his works tenuously survive in the minds of a few scholars"
tenuously
In a tenuous manner
tenuously
in a tenuous manner; "his works tenuously survive in the minds of a few scholars
tenuously
delicately, insignificantly, flimsily
tenuousness
the quality of being tenuous
tenuousness
{i} slenderness, delicateness, thinness of consistency, rarefied condition; flimsiness, weakness
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