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Noun: tenuity  ti'nyoo-i-tee
  1. Relatively small dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width
    "the tenuity of a hair";
    - thinness, slenderness
     
  2. A rarified quality
    "the tenuity of the upper atmosphere";
    - rarity, low density
     
  3. The quality of lacking intensity or substance
    "a shrill yet sweet tenuity of voice";
    - feebleness

Derived forms: tenuities

Type of: denseness, density, dimension, weakness