finespun

[fahyn-spuhn] /ˈfaɪnˈspʌn/
adjective
1.
spun or drawn out to a fine thread.
2.
highly or excessively refined or subtle.
Also, fine-spun.
Origin
1640–50; fine1 + spun
British Dictionary definitions for finespun
finespun (ˈfaɪnˈspʌn)
 
adj
1.  spun or drawn out to a fine thread
2.  excessively subtle or refined; not practical

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