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What is the adjective for captivity?

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Included below are past participle and present participle forms for the verbs captivate, captive and capture which may be used as adjectives within certain contexts.

  1. Held prisoner; not free; confined.
  2. Subdued by love; charmed; captivated.
  3. Of or relating to bondage or confinement; serving to confine.
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  5. Examples:
    1. “O Enkidu, let the captive bird go off to its place, let the captive soldier go back to his mother's embrace!”
      “From the first moment, the auditor is held spellbound and captive by the player's potent art, and the entire performance rises in one continuing and ever-increasing crescendo until the climax of the sacrifice is reached.”
  1. (obsolete) That captures; especially, (of an argument, words etc.) designed to capture or entrap in misleading arguments; sophistical.
  2. Having a disposition to find fault unreasonably or to raise petty objections; cavilling, nitpicky.
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  4. Examples:
    1. “By now, his hostile rhetoric has carried him beyond the self-discipline of consistency, and he becomes merely quarrelsome and captious.”
      “Were you aware that in your discourse last Sunday, you attributed the captious Problem of the Sadducees to the Pharisees, as a proof of the obscure and sensual doctrines of the latter?”
      “I do not want to sound captious, but what was happening is essentially my question.”
  1. (obsolete) Captured; captive.
  1. That can be captured.
  2. Examples:
    1. “Kant conveyed this point in the idea that consciousness entails a transcendental a priori not capturable by experience or observation.”
      “They are strictly unmovable, but are capturable and destroyable, and made obstacles to the traffic.”
      “Thus because of multiple realizability, reductionism violates a tenet of scientific methodology: seek to capture all capturable generalizations.”
  1. present participle of captive
  1. simple past tense and past participle of capture
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  3. Examples:
    1. “Did the agents who continued interrogating the captured suspect without a lawyer for him present violate the suspect's constitutional rights?”
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