finespun vs hairsplitting what difference

what is difference between finespun and hairsplitting

English

Etymology

fine +‎ spun

Adjective

finespun (comparative more finespun, superlative most finespun)

  1. spun into a fine thread
  2. delicate and subtle, with fine detail


English

Etymology

hair +‎ splitting

Noun

hairsplitting (countable and uncountable, plural hairsplittings)

  1. The act of considering or arguing about fine details, or worrying about minutiae.

Verb

hairsplitting

  1. present participle of hairsplit

See also

  • split hairs

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