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Synonyms for captious
ˈkæp ʃəscap·tious

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  1. captiousadjective

    faultfinding, nitpicky, hypercritical, critical, carping

  2. captiousadjective

    sophistical, thorny, tricky

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. captious, faultfindingadjective

    tending to find and call attention to faults

    "a captious pedant"; "an excessively demanding and faultfinding tutor"

    faultfinding(a), faultfinding


Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. captiousadjective

    censorious, cavilling, carping, critical, hypercritical, disposed to cavil, given to fault-finding

  2. captiousadjective

    crabbed, snappish, peevish, pettish, testy, touchy, waspish, fretful, splenetic, cross, snarling, acrimonious, petulant, cantankerous, contentious

  3. captiousadjective

    ensnaring, insidious

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  1. captiousadjective

    critical, carping, censorious, caviling

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  • придирчив, критичен, заядливBulgarian
  • chytrýCzech
  • criticón, capcioso, pejigueroSpanish
  • harhaanjohtava, pikkumainenFinnish
  • beachtaíochIrish
  • մանրախնդիր, բծախնդիր, քթի մազ, խճճողArmenian
  • あら探しJapanese
  • vitziekDutch
  • astucioso, ardiloso, implicante, capciosoPortuguese
  • слишком строгий, хитрый, каверзный, придирчивыйRussian

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