tenuous
1. [ adjective ] having little substance or significance
Synonyms: slight thin flimsy
Examples:

"a flimsy excuse" "slight evidence" "a tenuous argument" "a thin plot"

Related terms: weak
2. [ adjective ] having thin consistency
Examples:

"a tenuous fluid"

Related terms: thin
3. [ adjective ] very thin in gauge or diameter
Synonyms: fine
Examples:

"a tenuous thread"

Related terms: thin
Similar spelling:   teens
  temuco
  tennis
  teensy