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PEDANTIC

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does pedantic mean? 

PEDANTIC (adjective)
  The adjective PEDANTIC has 1 sense:

1. marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects

  Familiarity information: PEDANTIC used as an adjective is very rare.


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PEDANTIC (adjective)


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Meaning:

Marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects

Synonyms:

donnish; pedantic; academic

Similar:

scholarly (characteristic of scholars or scholarship)


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