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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean;
[syn: distortion, overrefinement, straining, torture, twisting]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Overrefinement \O"ver*re*fine"ment\, n. Excessive refinement. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

overrefinement n 1: the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean [syn: distortion, overrefinement, straining, torture, twisting]