tenuous


tenuous
[[t]te̱njuəs[/t]]
ADJ-GRADED
If you describe something such as a connection, a reason, or someone's position as tenuous, you mean that it is very uncertain or weak.

The cultural and historical links between the many provinces were seen to be very tenuous...

This decision puts the President in a somewhat tenuous position.

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tenuously ADV-GRADED ADV with v

The sub-plots are only tenuously interconnected.


English dictionary. 2008.

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