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
Scottish, Irish pass-remarkable
informal nitpicking, pernickety
ANTONYMS

forgiving, easy-going