pedanticism

pe·dan·ti·cism

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  • pedanticism — /pəˈdæntəsɪzəm/ (say puh dantuhsizuhm) noun 1. an instance of pedantry. 2. a habit of pedantry: to overcome one s pedanticism. {pendantic + ism} …   Australian English dictionary

  • pedanticism — /peuh dan teuh siz euhm/, n. pedantry. Also, pedantism /ped n tiz euhm/. [1840 50; PEDANTIC + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • pedanticism — …   Useful english dictionary

  • ped|ant|ism — «PEHD uhn tihz uhm», noun. 1. = pedantry. (Cf. ↑pedantry) 2. = pedanticism. (Cf. ↑pedanticism) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alfred Brendel — Infobox musical artist | Name = Alfred Brendel | Background = classical ensemble Born = birth date and age|1931|01|5 Vízmberk, Czechoslovakia Instrument = Piano Genre = Classical Occupation = Pianist, pedagogue Years active = URL =… …   Wikipedia

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  • pedantic — formed in English c.1600, from PEDANT (Cf. pedant) + IC (Cf. ic). The French equivalent is pédantesque. Perhaps first attested in John Donne s Sunne Rising, where he bids the morning sun let his love and him linger in bed, telling it, Sawcy… …   Etymology dictionary

  • pedantry — n 1.(all in reference to one s learning) pretension, affectation, pomposity, pompousness, haughtiness, conceit, attitudinarianism; pedagogism, pedagogery, didacticism, preachiness, pedantism, pedanticism, pedanticalness; bookishness, stuffiness,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • pedant —   n. person making display of his or her learning; learned person paying excessive attention to details; precisian.    ♦ pedantic, a.    ♦ pedanticism,    ♦ pedantry, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • pedantism — noun see pedanticism …   Useful english dictionary

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