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synonyms for most hairsplitting

  • dainty
  • fine
  • hairsplitting
  • minute
  • particular
  • right
  • tidy
  • trim
  • accurate
  • becoming
  • befitting
  • careful
  • choosy
  • conforming
  • correct
  • critical
  • cultured
  • decent
  • delicate
  • discerning
  • discriminating
  • distinguishing
  • exact
  • exacting
  • fastidious
  • finespun
  • finical
  • finicking
  • finicky
  • fussy
  • genteel
  • meticulous
  • persnickety
  • picky
  • proper
  • respectable
  • rigorous
  • scrupulous
  • seemly
  • squeamish
  • strict
  • subtle
  • trivial
  • virtuous
  • well-bred
  • abstruse
  • pompous
  • stilted
  • academic
  • arid
  • didactic
  • doctrinaire
  • donnish
  • dry
  • dull
  • egotistic
  • erudite
  • formal
  • fussy
  • hairsplitting
  • learned
  • nit-picking
  • ostentatious
  • overnice
  • particular
  • pedagogic
  • priggish
  • punctilious
  • scholastic
  • schoolish
  • sententious

antonyms for most hairsplitting

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  • coarse
  • imprecise
  • inexact
  • rough
  • sloppy
  • undiscriminating
  • bad
  • disagreeable
  • disordered
  • horrible
  • nasty
  • repulsive
  • unlikable
  • unmannerly
  • unpleasant
  • unrefined
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                  How to use most hairsplitting in a sentence

                  He had been down into the bottom-most pit of hell, and the sights that he had seen there had withered him up.
                  LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
                  The top-most bud waits only through the twelve hours of a single day to open.
                  THE COLLEGE, THE MARKET, AND THE COURTCAROLINE H. DALL
                  Her father had no son living, therefore she was an only child, and the most-sought-after of any maiden in that band.
                  RED HUNTERS AND THE ANIMAL PEOPLECHARLES A. EASTMAN
                  The noblest and most-varied scenery in the north-west Himalaya is in the catchment area of the Jhelam.
                  THE PANJAB, NORTH-WEST FRONTIER PROVINCE, AND KASHMIRSIR JAMES MCCRONE DOUIE
                  The birds were filling the top-most branches, a gathering of the clans, evidently, for the day's start.
                  ROOF AND MEADOWDALLAS LORE SHARP
                  It is the southwestern or left-most point of Rutowski's line; impregnable with its cannon-batteries and grenadiers.
                  HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. XV. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
                  On very tip-most top the lovely big surprise from foreign country.
                  MR. BAMBOO AND THE HONORABLE LITTLE GODFANNIE C. MACAULAY
                  It put the Evergreen on the world map, and made it the most-talked-of store in the country.
                  THE AMAZING INHERITANCEFRANCES R. STERRETT
                  It usually travels from place to place in the direction of the most-frequented lines of communication.
                  THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIAVARIOUS
                  You must know I spent more than one long vacation in exploring the most-out-of-the-way locations I could find.
                  CEDAR CREEKELIZABETH HELY WALSHE
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                  OCTOBER 26, 1985
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