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How to Pronounce captious?

Correct pronunciation for the word "captious" is [kˈapʃəs], [kˈapʃəs], [k_ˈa_p_ʃ_ə_s].

Definition of captious

  1. Disposed to catch at faults; apt to cavil; proceeding from a cavilling disposition; ensnaring.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

What are similar-sounding words for captious?

What is the present tense of Captious?

  • The personal forms of the verb "captious" in the present tense are:

  • I captiously

  • you captious

  • he/she/it captious

  • we captiously

  • you captiously

  • they captiously
  • What is the past tense of Captious?

  • The past tense forms of the verb "captious" are as follows:

  • 1. First-person singular: I captivated

  • 2. Second-person singular: You captivated

  • 3. Third-person singular: He captivated / She captivated / It captivated

  • 4. First-person plural: We captivated

  • 5. Second-person plural: You captivated

  • 6. Third-person plural: They captivated
  • What is the adverb for captious?

    The adverb for the word "captious" is "captiously".

    What is the adjective for captious?

    The adjective form of the word "captious" is "captious".

    Usage over time for captious:

    This graph shows how "captious" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

    What is the plural form of captious?

    The plural form of the word "captious" is "captiouses." However, it is worth noting that "captious" is not commonly used in the plural form.

    What is the singular form of captious?

    The singular form of the word "captious" is "captiousness"

    Synonyms for Captious:

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