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Meaning of FINESPUN

Pronunciation:  'fIn'spun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  developed in excessively fine detail; "finespun distinctions"
  2. [adj]  developed with extreme delicacy and subtlety; "the satire touches with finespun ridicule every kind of human pretense"

FINESPUN is a 8 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: delicate, hairsplitting, precise, refined



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fine"spun`\, a.
Spun so as to be fine; drawn to a fine thread; attenuated;
hence, unsubstantial; visionary; as, finespun theories.

Thesaurus Terms
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