Part of speech:
The definition of captious is a statement made for the purpose of creating an argument, or fond of finding the mistakes of others.
Tending to carp, or find fault; captious
Including scholarly commentary and interpretation:
Expressing censure; inclined to find fault; harshly critical
Inclined to find fault; complaining
Too critical; too severe in judgment; hard to please
Inclined to judge too severely; hypercritical.
Inclined to judge too severely
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