Synonyms of hair-splitting in English:

hair-splitting


See definition of hair-splitting

adjective

1‘legal experts have a particularly hair-splitting mentality’

SYNONYMS
quibbling, fault-finding, niggling, cavilling, carping, captious, critical, criticizing, disapproving, censorious, judgemental, overcritical, hypercritical, pedantic, punctilious, pettifogging
Scottish, Irish pass-remarkable
informal nitpicking, pernickety, picky
North American informal persnickety
archaic nice, overnice