Synonyms of captious in English:

captious


See definition of captious

adjective

1‘the losers were glum and captious’

SYNONYMS

critical, fault-finding, quibbling, niggling, cavilling, carping, criticizing, disapproving, censorious, judgemental, overcritical, hypercritical, pedantic, hair-splitting, pettifogging

Irish Scottish pass-remarkable

informal nitpicking, pernickety

ANTONYMS

forgiving, easy-going