oversubtle

oversubtle

(ˌəʊvəˈsʌtəl)
adj
too subtle (so as to be unnoticed)
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It could certainly be oversubtle but this form has the advantage to be computationally interesting.
The relentless pursuit of a thesis leads now and then to readings that are oversubtle, setting aside what is a more obvious reading of a given text or simply mistaking Milton's language.
In interpreting the nation's right to collective self-defense under these circumstances, it is necessary to draw the line between what is realistic and a pacifistic argument that is oversubtle and out of tune with the harsh reality of the international scene.
Either Humphreys is being oversubtle, and we are expected to assume more from the evidence than we can, or Rhoda's politically correct stance is specious.
That is, in More's evaluation, the Utopians remain healthily commonsensical and unseduced by oversubtle distinctions and vast abstractions.
This is an oversubtle argument which came true but not with the timing they expected.
To suggest that Langley's inclusions represented this added reflection of the Wilde persona is perhaps oversubtle, but then again, when one considers the extraordinary and often brilliant textual resonances of this woman and this writer, perhaps not.