caviling definition

  • verb:
    • Present participle of cavil.
  • noun:
    • cavilation
    • The work of increasing captious and frivolous objections; an objection of a captious nature: as, “cavillings and menacings,”
  • adjective:
    • Disposed to cavil; finding fault without justification. See captious.
  • others:
    • Raising frivolous objections; fault-finding.

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