pedanticism

[ puh-dan-tuh-siz-uh m ]
/ pəˈdæn təˌsɪz əm /

noun

Also ped·ant·ism [ped-n-tiz-uh m] /ˈpɛd nˌtɪz əm/.

Origin of pedanticism

First recorded in 1840–50; pedantic + -ism
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