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1. spun or drawn out to a fine thread
2. excessively subtle or refined; not practical
1. spun or drawn out to a fine thread.
2. highly or excessively refined or subtle.
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|Adj.||1.||finespun - developed with extreme delicacy and subtlety; "the satire touches with finespun ridicule every kind of human pretense"|
refined - (used of persons and their behavior) cultivated and genteel; "she was delicate and refined and unused to hardship"; "refined people with refined taste"
|2.||finespun - developed in excessively fine detail; "finespun distinctions"|
precise - sharply exact or accurate or delimited; "a precise mind"; "specified a precise amount"; "arrived at the precise moment"