Tenuis



noun, plural tenues
[ten-yoo-eez] /ˈtɛn yuˌiz/ (Show IPA)
1.
an unaspirated, voiceless plosive.
noun (pl) tenues (ˈtɛnjʊˌiːz)
1.
(in the grammar of classical Greek) any of the voiceless stops as represented by kappa, pi, or tau (k, p, t)

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  • Tenuity

    noun 1. the state of being tenuous. 2. slenderness. 3. thinness of consistency; rarefied condition.

  • Tenuous

    adjective 1. thin or slender in form, as a thread. 2. lacking a sound basis, as reasoning; unsubstantiated; weak: a tenuous argument. 3. thin in consistency; rare or rarefied. 4. of slight importance or significance; unsubstantial: He holds a rather tenuous position in history. 5. lacking in clarity; vague: He gave a rather tenuous account […]



  • Tenuously

    adjective 1. thin or slender in form, as a thread. 2. lacking a sound basis, as reasoning; unsubstantiated; weak: a tenuous argument. 3. thin in consistency; rare or rarefied. 4. of slight importance or significance; unsubstantial: He holds a rather tenuous position in history. 5. lacking in clarity; vague: He gave a rather tenuous account […]

  • Tenuousness

    adjective 1. thin or slender in form, as a thread. 2. lacking a sound basis, as reasoning; unsubstantiated; weak: a tenuous argument. 3. thin in consistency; rare or rarefied. 4. of slight importance or significance; unsubstantial: He holds a rather tenuous position in history. 5. lacking in clarity; vague: He gave a rather tenuous account […]



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