Definition Of tenuities


lack of solidity or substance; thinness.

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.

Example Of tenuities

  • Another proof of their tenuity is the fact of their not being well seen in telescopes of high magnifying power.

  • Not the least of its peculiarities is the great tenuity of all the bones.

  • the tenuity of the barrier between them

  • The exceeding tenuity of the object of our dread was apparent; for all heavenly objects were plainly visible through it.

  • The universal ether of science, which exists in extreme tenuity , can be proved to possess some weight.

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