Definitions For Tenuous


  • Lacking substance or significance
  • Very thin in gauge or diameter
  • Having thin consistency

Is Tenuous a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Tenuous is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Tenuous in a Sentence

  • He has a tenuous grasp on reality.
  • The local theater has had a tenuous existence in recent years.
  • He could demonstrate only a tenuous claim to ownership.

Synonyms for Tenuous

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