Captious synonyms

kăp'shəs
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Disposed to find fault; critical.
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Pertaining to excessive complaining.
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Critical
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Full of wiles; crafty; sly
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Difficult to understand; abstruse:
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Clever and plausible, but unsound and tending to mislead
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(Physics) Capable of sustaining a nuclear chain reaction:
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Of, having the nature of, or characterized by sarcasm; sneering, caustic, cutting, etc.
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Harsh, strict, or highly critical, as in treatment; unsparing; stern
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Difficult to understand; not clear as lacking order, chaotic etc
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Dexterous in performing an action, so as to escape notice; nimble; skillful; cautious; shrewd; knowing; "” in a good sense.
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Subject to caprices; tending to change abruptly and without apparent reason; erratic; flighty
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Expressing censure; inclined to find fault; harshly critical
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(Music) Moving in the opposite direction at a fixed interval:
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Crabbed; difficult, or perplexing.
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Subtly deceitful; sly; cunning; artful
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Contrary or counter; opposing.
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The definition of cynical is having a belief that people only do things to serve their own needs.
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Requiring much effort or attention:
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Unable to relax; fidgety or restless
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(Nonstandard) Treacherous.
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Characterized by or resulting from anger.
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(Slang) Hard to cope with; difficult or troublesome:
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Mean-spirited, disagreeable, and contrary in disposition; cantankerous.
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Showing ill humor or impatience, as a glance or remark
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Willfully opposing or resisting what is right, expected, or reasonable:
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Impatient or irritable, esp. over petty things; peevish
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Marked by impatience or ill humor.
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very critical
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With respect to the closing of a letter, formal and professional.
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Expressing praise; eulogistic; commendatory
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Serving to commend.
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Attractive or good-looking; that makes one look good.
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The definition of encouraging is something that gives hope.
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Too critical; too severe in judgment; hard to please
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Inclined to judge too severely; hypercritical.
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Inclined to judge too severely
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Find another word for captious. In this page you can discover 39 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for captious, like: faultfinding, carping, caviling, wily, subtle, sophistical, critical, sarcastic, severe, confusing and sly.