Pedantry

Definition of Pedantry

Ped´ant`ry
n.1.The act, character, or manners of a pedant; vain ostentation of learning.
'T is a practice that savors much of pedantry.
- Sir T. Browne.

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bibliolatry, bibliomania, bluestockingism, book learning, book madness, bookiness, bookishness, booklore, ceremonialism, classical scholarship, classicism, culture, donnishness, elegance, eruditeness, erudition, euphemism, euphuism, exquisiteness, formalism, formality, goody-goodness, goody-goodyism, humanism, humanistic scholarship, intellectualism, intellectuality, learnedness, legalism, letters, literacy, overniceness, overpreciseness, overrefinement, pedantism, preciosity, preciousness, preciseness, precisianism, punctilio, punctiliousness, purism, reading, ritualism, scholarship, scrupulousness
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