Definition of oversubtle in English:

oversubtle

Line breaks: over|subtle
Pronunciation: /əʊvəˈsʌt(ə)l
 
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adjective

Making excessively fine distinctions: an oversubtle argument
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  • Does it really count as ‘oversubtle’ to see that Cebes is saying that he doesn't trust the arguments?
  • A Franciscan of Tournai reported that, though untrained in theology, the Beguines rejoiced in new and oversubtle ideas.

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