Synonyms of hairsplitting


1. hairsplitting, word-splitting, differentiation, distinction

usage: making too fine distinctions of little importance; "they didn't take his hairsplitting seriously"


1. finespun, hairsplitting, precise (vs. imprecise)

usage: developed in excessively fine detail; "finespun distinctions"

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Definition and meaning of hairsplitting (Dictionary)