Definition of Finespun

1. Adjective. Developed with extreme delicacy and subtlety. "The satire touches with finespun ridicule every kind of human pretense"

Exact synonyms: Delicate
Similar to: Refined



2. Adjective. Developed in excessively fine detail. "Finespun distinctions"
Exact synonyms: Hairsplitting
Similar to: Precise
Derivative terms: Hairsplitting

Definition of Finespun

1. a. Spun so as to be fine; drawn to a fine thread; attenuated; hence, unsubstantial; visionary; as, finespun theories.

Definition of Finespun

1. Adjective. spun into a fine thread ¹

2. Adjective. delicate and subtle, with fine detail ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Finespun

1. developed with extreme care [adj]

Medical Definition of Finespun

1. Spun so as to be fine; drawn to a fine thread; attenuated; hence, unsubstantial; visionary; as, finespun theories. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Finespun

fineered
fineering
fineers
fineish
fineless
finely
fineness
finenesses
finer
finer than frog hair
fineries
finers
finery
fines
fines herbes
finespun (current term)
finesse
finessed
finesser
finessers
finesses
finessing
finest
finetune
finetuned
finetunes
finetuning
finew
finfish
finfishes

Literary usage of Finespun

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1. The Odyssey of Homer by Homer (1921)
"Within were seats planted against the wall on this side and on that, from threshold to recess, in long array; and over these were strewn light finespun ..."

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