Synonyms for tenuous

Synonyms for (adjective) tenuous

Synonyms: tenuous, thin, fragile, flimsy, slight

Definition: lacking substance or significance

Usage: slight evidence; a tenuous argument; a thin plot; a fragile claim to fame

Similar words: insignificant, unimportant

Definition: devoid of importance, meaning, or force


Synonyms: tenuous

Definition: very thin in gauge or diameter

Usage: a tenuous thread

Similar words: thin

Definition: of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section

Usage: thin wire; a thin chiffon blouse; a thin book; a thin layer of paint


Synonyms: tenuous

Definition: having thin consistency

Usage: a tenuous fluid

Similar words: thin

Definition: relatively thin in consistency or low in density; not viscous

Usage: air is thin at high altitudes; a thin soup; skimmed milk is much thinner than whole milk; thin oil