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hairsplitting

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of hairsplitting

  1. made or done with extreme care and accuracy usage experts have attempted to make some hairsplitting distinctions between the two words, but most writers blithely ignore them Synonyms of hairsplitting delicate, exact, finespun, hairline, fine, minute, nice, nuanced, refined, subtleWords Related to hairsplitting nitpicking, quibbling; frivolous, inconsequential, inconsiderable, insignificant, negligible, petty, piddling, trifling, trivial; demanding, exacting, fastidious, finical, finicking, finicky, fussy, meticulous, particular, pickyNear Antonyms of hairsplitting apparent, clear, clear-cut, evident, manifest, obvious, open-and-shut, palpable, patent, perspicuous, plain, transparent, unambiguous, unequivocal, unmistakable; broad, indefinite; careless, heedless, incautious, slapdash, slipshod, sloppyAntonyms of hairsplitting coarse, inexact, rough


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