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Pedantism vs. Pedant

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Pedantismnoun

(rare) Behaving or acting in the manner of a pedant.

Pedantnoun

(archaic) A teacher or schoolmaster.

Pedantismnoun

The office, disposition, or act of a pedant; pedantry.

Pedantnoun

A person who emphasizes his/her knowledge through strict adherence to rules of vocabulary and grammar.

Pedantnoun

A person who is overly concerned with formal rules and trivial points of learning.

Pedantadjective

Pedantic.

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Pedantnoun

A schoolmaster; a pedagogue.

‘A pedant that keeps a school i'th' church.’;

Pedantnoun

One who puts on an air of learning; one who makes a vain display of learning; a pretender to superior knowledge.

‘A scholar, yet surely no pedant, was he.’;

Pedantnoun

a person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit

Pedant

A pedant is a person who is excessively concerned with formalism, accuracy, and precision, or one who makes an ostentatious and arrogant show of learning.

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