Word of the Day: Pedantic

By Sharon - 1 minute read

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Pedantic (pə-dăn’tĭk) is an adjective that represents an excessive concern for precision and formal rules. It can also refer to the ostentation of knowledge.

It was his thoroughness, pedantic attention to detail and quest for perfection that set Charlesworth apart from other coaches. (CNN Sports)

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1 Response to “Word of the Day: Pedantic”

  • roger hamel

    All our words are but crumbs that fall down from the feast of the mind. Thanks Roger Hamel

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