tenuious

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See tenuous.

Adjective[edit]

tenuious (comparative more tenuious, superlative most tenuious)

  1. (obsolete) rare or subtle; tenuous
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    • Sir Thomas Browne
      A tenuious emanation or continued effluvium, which after some distance retracteth into itself; as is observable in drops of syrups, oil, and seminal viscosities []