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Definition of 'hairsplitting'

Noun

  1. making too fine distinctions of little importance; "they didn't take his hairsplitting seriously"
       Synonyms: word-splitting

Adjective

  1. developed in excessively fine detail; "finespun distinctions"
       Synonyms: finespun


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