noun, plural ped·ant·ries.
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Example sentences from the Web for pedantry
The rumble at Hofstra was thrilling—a heady blend of testosterone and pedantry.
Seldom can testosterone and pedantry have come together in an American political debate in such electrifying marriage.
The dogmatism and pedantry upon which it is based are easily confuted.American Sketches|Charles Whibley
Without discretion learning is pedantry and wit impertinence; virtue itself looks like weakness.
At first, oddly enough, it was my instinct for pedantry and linguistic learning that drew me to Byron.Tramping on Life|Harry Kemp
Yet the accent was frankly Northern, and the diction free from any obtrusive elegance or trace of pedantry.The Open Question|Elizabeth Robins
Peace to thy honest spirit; for thou wert wise without vanity, learned without pedantry, and joyous without vulgarity.Prices of Books|Henry B. Wheatley