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English → English (WordNet) Definition: hairsplitting hairsplitting adj : developed in excessively fine detail; “finespun distinctions” [syn: finespun] n : making too fine distinctions of little importance; “they didn't take his hairsplitting seriously” [syn: word-splitting]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Hairsplitting Hairsplitting \Hair"split`ting\ (-t[i^]ng), a. Making excessively fine or trivial distinctions in reasoning; overly subtle. -- n. The act or practice of making trivial distinctions. [1913 Webster] The ancient hairsplitting technicalities of special pleading. --Charles Sumner. [1913 Webster]


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