The habit of mind or manner attribute of a pedant.
An excessive focus on detail or principles.
An instance of such behavior.
An overly ambitious screen of understanding.
The act, character, or manners of a pedant; vain ostentation of discovering.
The manners, acts, or personality of a pedant; the overrating of simple understanding, particularly of issues of discovering that are truly of minor importance; in addition, ostentatious or inappropriate show of discovering.
Undue obsession with the types of a certain occupation, or of somebody distinct life.