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hairsplitting

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  • nounnitpicking
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Synonyms for hairsplitting

noun nitpicking
  • bickering
  • carping
  • faultfinding
  • perfectionism
  • pettiness
  • sophistry
  • caviling
  • quibbling

More words related to hairsplitting

critical

adjective. fault-finding, detracting

fault-finding

adjective. critical

fine

adjective. discriminating, exact

finer

adjective. discriminating, exact

inkhorn

adjective. pedantic

more critical

adjective. fault-finding, detracting
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