- Thin in substance or consistency.
- Synonyms: ethereal; see also Thesaurus:insubstantial
- His argument was not convincing in the debate, considering how tenuous it was.
- July 18 2012, Scott Tobias, AV Club The Dark Knight Rises
- Picking up eight years after The Dark Knight left off, the film finds Gotham enjoying a tenuous peace based on Harvey Dent’s moral ideals rather than the ugly truth of his demise.
thin in substance or consistency