Definition of tenuously in English:

tenuously

adverb

  • See tenuous

    • ‘Tens of thousands of pastoralists are in a chronic war with bandits and each other in this semiarid region where land and water resources have tenuously supported their nomadic way of life for centuries.’
    • ‘This is a memoir of Bloom tenuously disguised as a novel.’
    • ‘It tells six stories, tenuously linked, that are at times heartbreaking, but still laugh out loud funny.’
    • ‘The brass-knuckles crowd believes that virtually any image or tenuously defensible statement is fair game in the street brawl of contemporary politics.’
    • ‘Universities, having once led the way on the content and standards of public discussion, even if only tenuously and intermittently, now simply follow them.’

Pronunciation

tenuously

/ˈtɛnjʊəsli/