What is another word for captious?

1269 synonyms found


[ kˈapʃəs], [ kˈapʃəs], [ k_ˈa_p_ʃ_ə_s]

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How to use "Captious" in context?

When something becomes the focus of someone's attention, it can be irritating, frustrating or simply captious. The word captious can describe the way that someone is both obsessive and preoccupied about something. When someone is captious, they are constantly looking for details or evidence to support their opinions. This can be frustrating for others, as it leaves them with little time or space to deal with other matters.

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