Capricorn Sign Dates and Traits
Capricornus /ˌkæprɪˈkɔːrnəs/ is one of the constellations of the zodiac. Its name is Latin for "horned goat" or "goat horn" or "having horns like a goat"s", and it is commonly represented in the form of a sea goat: a mythical creature that is half goat, half fish. Capricornus is one of the 88 modern constellations, and was also one of the 48 constellations listed by the 2nd century astronomer Claudius Ptolemy. Its old astronomical symbol ♑︎ . Under its modern boundaries it is bordered by Aquila, Sagittarius, Microscopium, Piscis Austrinus, and Aquarius. The constellation is located in an area of sky called the Sea or the Water, consisting of many water-related constellations such as Aquarius, Pisces and Eridanus. It is the smallest constellation in the zodiac.
The Capricorn men are hard working and sensible underneath and warm and composed at surface. They are dependable and practical therefore making great life time partners. They are aware that they need to earn their rewards and that the key is work and persistence. They are patient, loyal and understanding with people whom earned their respect. He will always choose safety and stability instead of risk and hastiness.
The Capricorn women are charming and ambitious. These are the career women who can manage both their professional and family life. They are stubborn but adaptable, practical but elegant. Beneath their calm appearance, lies a strong willed and motivated woman equipped with everything it takes to overcome any storm in their life.
Those born under this zodiac sign are persistent and tenacious but also very patient. The biggest strength of a Capricorn is represented by the fact that these natives are educated and skilled. They enjoy knowing and learning to do as many things as possible but they also know when and with whom to share their extended knowledge. Some other Capricorn qualities are perseverance, honesty and great self control. They are not only energetic task achievers but also very calm and patient persons. They may not aim to change the world, but they sure change the lives of the people around them. An efficacious Capricorn knows how to tackle everything he has to do with care and always having in mind the people involved.
Learning how to stop being so reticent and cautious and start taking some risks and have a little fun is what these natives need to learn. They are overly cautious, rigid and pessimistic. They hardly embrace change and adventure. Sometimes they incline to acting suspicious or dwelling in extremes. Capricorn weaknesses include being overly cautious and reticent to novelty. But the one weakness most Capricorn display is represented by their resistance to change. They can be quite unimaginative and pessimistic. They are sometimes dictatorial and over controlling with the ones around with the excuse of trying to enforce a good behavior on them. Capricorn individuals can make their life easier if they stop being so naïve and trusting as not everyone has the best intentions.