Meaning of “tenuous” in the English Dictionary

"tenuous" in British English

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tenuousadjective

uk /ˈten.ju.əs/ us /ˈten.ju.əs/

(Definition of “tenuous” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"tenuous" in American English

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tenuousadjective

us /ˈten·ju·əs/

weak, unimportant, or in doubt:

The aging dictator’s hold on power is tenuous.

(Definition of “tenuous” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)