tenuous

Tenuous vs Paltry - What's the difference?

tenuous | paltry |


As adjectives the difference between tenuous and paltry

is that tenuous is thin in substance or consistency while paltry is trashy, trivial, of little value.

Untenable vs Tenuous - What's the difference?

untenable | tenuous |


As adjectives the difference between untenable and tenuous

is that untenable is not able to be held, as of an opinion or position; unholdable, indefensible while tenuous is thin in substance or consistency.

Tenuous vs Farfetched - What's the difference?

tenuous | farfetched |


As adjectives the difference between tenuous and farfetched

is that tenuous is thin in substance or consistency while farfetched is .

Frail vs Tenuous - What's the difference?

frail | tenuous |


As adjectives the difference between frail and tenuous

is that frail is easily broken; mentally or physically fragile; not firm or durable; liable to fail and perish; easily destroyed; not tenacious of life; weak; infirm while tenuous is thin in substance or consistency.

As a noun frail

is a basket made of rushes, used chiefly for containing figs and raisins.

As a verb frail

is to play a stringed instrument, usually a banjo, by picking with the back of a fingernail.

Brittle vs Tenuous - What's the difference?

brittle | tenuous |


As adjectives the difference between brittle and tenuous

is that brittle is inflexible, liable to break or snap easily under stress or pressure while tenuous is thin in substance or consistency.

As a noun brittle

is (uncountable) a confection of caramelized sugar and nuts.

Tenuous vs Membrane - What's the difference?

tenuous | membrane |


As an adjective tenuous

is thin in substance or consistency.

As a noun membrane is

membrane.

Tenuous vs Lassitude - What's the difference?

tenuous | lassitude |


As an adjective tenuous

is thin in substance or consistency.

As a noun lassitude is

lethargy or lack of energy; fatigue.

Cogent vs Tenuous - What's the difference?

cogent | tenuous |


As adjectives the difference between cogent and tenuous

is that cogent is reasonable and convincing; based on evidence while tenuous is thin in substance or consistency.

Tenuous vs Meager - What's the difference?

tenuous | meager |


As adjectives the difference between tenuous and meager

is that tenuous is thin in substance or consistency while meager is having little flesh; lean; thin.

As a verb meager is

to make lean.

Tenuous vs Lightweight - What's the difference?

tenuous | lightweight | Related terms |

Tenuous is a related term of lightweight.


As adjectives the difference between tenuous and lightweight

is that tenuous is thin in substance or consistency while lightweight is lacking in earnestness, ability, or profundity.

As a noun lightweight is

(boxing) a boxer in a weight division having a maximum limit of 135 pounds for professionals and 132 pounds for amateurs.

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