tenuous - Dictionary definition and meaning for word tenuous
TENUOUS can be split as TEN+US,so TEN of us goin to USa together,the chances are very SLIM and it'll be a RARITY
Tenuous comes from Attenuate. Attenuate means to make thin.
tenous...this word it extracted from Latin tenuis means...thin, slight...
split it "Ten+of+us". It is a rare possiblity that ten of us will accomodate in car
this word is delibrately mispronounced some times as tenyeas....tenyears....so your ten years daughter is very thin.........and slim.....
tenuous can be related to tension..in tension a person is weak....
Tenuous and Bulbous are rhyming words with different meanings. Tenuous is something slim or thin while Bulbous is something fat and round .
Read TENUOUS as 'TEN of U vs twO of US', so when ur only two against ten, u become "WEAK AND INSUBSTANTIAL"( Insubstantial : lacking strength and solidity ).
tenuous sounds like "Thin" and fragile
me playin TENNIS is a tenuous idea
TEN+US....the plane we hired to go to gre could manage only 10 people because the plane was TENUOUS
though ten of us are thin ,its very rare to fit in the car
TEN of US can only cook a TENUOUS dish... for too many cooks spoil the dish..
tenuous = tenis. tenis players(female) are thin and generally lack substance - they are more hype.
ten u or us:so doubtful,uncertain; tender: easily broken so must be thin
tenuous-sounds like strenuous. under strain we become fragile and thin
Tenuous sound like tender, and tender meat is soft/flimsy
think about Tin can which is thin