pedantic definition

  • adjective:
    • Characterized by a narrow, frequently ostentatious issue for book-learning and formal guidelines: a pedantic awareness of details.
    • Like a pedant, overly focused on formal rules and insignificant things of understanding.
    • Being showy of one’s understanding, frequently in a boring way.
    • Being finicky or fastidious, specifically with language.
    • Of or with respect to a pedant; characteristic of, or resembling, a pedant; ostentatious of discovering
    • marked by a narrow consider or show of mastering specifically its insignificant aspects
  • others:
    • Of, regarding, or feature of a pedant or pedantry; overrating the importance of simple understanding; in addition, making an undue or improper screen of learning; of language, style, etc., displaying pedantry; absurdly learned: because, a pedantic environment.

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