What is another word for quibbling?

255 synonyms found


[ kwˈɪblɪŋ], [ kwˈɪblɪŋ], [ k_w_ˈɪ_b_l_ɪ_ŋ]

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How to use "Quibbling" in context?

When people take issue with each other, they often argue. Arguments are disagreements that happen in an effort to reach a resolution. Arguments can be about things that are important to the arguer, like politics or religion. But arguments can also be about things that are not as important, like the color of paint or which restaurant the group should go to for dinner. In between disagreements, people might argue about things that they're not even sure about. This is called quibbling. Quibbling is a way of taking issue with something that is not important, in order to preserve the argument.

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