technicality

[tek-ni-kal-i-tee]
noun, plural technicalities for 2, 3.
1.
technical character.
2.
the use of technical methods or terms.
3.
something that is technical; a technical point, detail, or expression.

Origin:
1805–15; technical + -ity

hypertechnicality, noun
overtechnicality, noun, plural overtechnicalities.
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technicality (ˌtɛknɪˈkælɪtɪ)
 
n , pl -ties
1.  a petty formal point arising from a strict interpretation of rules, etc: the case was dismissed on a technicality
2.  the state or quality of being technical
3.  technical methods and vocabulary

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Example sentences
The supervisor told the staffer that surely he did not want to stay, on account
  of a technicality, where he was unwanted.
In many ways, though, their nonreality is a mere technicality.
He also found technicality to get his other opponent disqualified.
Which brings us to your never-ending search for some legal technicality that
  will undo what currently exists.
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