Definición de pedantic en inglés:

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Pronunciación: /pɪˈdantɪk/


Excessively concerned with minor details or rules; overscrupulous: his analyses are careful and even painstaking, but never pedantic
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • I had the same middle parted haircut for eight years, and I was quite pedantic about this being perfect.
  • For years, pedantic scholars have crowed about the debt rock owes the blues.
  • Well you could say it's a deal of nitpicking by pedantic scientists over detail.
overscrupulous, scrupulous, precise, exact, over-exacting, perfectionist, precisionist, punctilious, meticulous, fussy, fastidious, finical, finicky;
dogmatic, purist, literalist, literalistic, formalist, scholastic;
casuistic, casuistical, sophistic, sophistical;
captious, hair-splitting, quibbling, pettifogging, fault-finding, hypercritical, cavilling, carping
informal nitpicking, pernickety
archaic overnice
learned, cerebral, didactic, bookish, pedagogic, donnish, highbrow, ivory-tower, pretentious, pompous;
intellectual, academic, scholastic, scholarly, literary
informal egghead



Pronunciación: /pɪˈdantɪkli/
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Kerry makes this last ridiculous point pedantically, as if it's at the very core of what really matters.
  • So I'm watching the movie with the careful eye of one who knows the book and will be judging it pedantically.
  • ‘Let me explain,’ continued Brian, almost pedantically.

Palabras que riman con pedantic

antic, Atlantic, corybantic, frantic, geomantic, gigantic, mantic, necromantic, romantic, semantic, sycophantic, transatlantic

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Saltos de línea: pe¦dan|tic

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