an ostentatious and inappropriate display of learning
An excessive attention to detail or rules.
An instance of such behaviour.
I don't want to listen to your pedantries anymore.
An overly ambitious display of learning.
Winston Churchill was once informed that one should not end a sentence with a preposition. His response was, That is the sort of arrant pedantry up with which I will not put.
the act, character, or manners of a pedant; vain ostentation of learning
Origin: [Cf. F. pdanterie.]
The numerical value of pedantry in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of pedantry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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