Definitions for pedantically

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pe•dan•ticpəˈdæn tɪk(adj.)


  1. ostentatious in one's learning.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  2. overly concerned with minute details or formalisms, esp. in teaching.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of pedantic:

1590–1600; pedant+ -ic


Princeton's WordNet

  1. pedantically(adverb)

    in a pedantic manner

    "these interpretations are called `schemas' or, more pedantically, `schemata'"


  1. pedantically(Adverb)

    In a pedantic manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pedantically(adverb)

    in a pedantic manner

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