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Definition of Pedantic


  1. Alt. of Pedantical

Pedantic Quotations

A good designer must rely on experience, on precise, logic thinking; and on pedantic exactness. No magic will do.
Niklaus Wirth

Nothing is as peevish and pedantic as men's judgments of one another.
Desiderius Erasmus

For an author to write as he speaks is just as reprehensible as the opposite fault, to speak as he writes; for this gives a pedantic effect to what he says, and at the same time makes him hardly intelligible.
Arthur Schopenhauer

I believe that science fiction is as profound as you want it to be or it can be very simple entertainment, and I'm all for very simple entertainment. Every now and then we all need to come home, veg-out, watch something and not think too deeply about it. It's what you want it to be. We tend to steer clear of being pedantic; it's entertainment first, otherwise we'd be on a lecture circuit.
Joe Flanigan

'Tis well enough for a servant to be bred at an University. But the education is a little too pedantic for a gentleman.
William Congreve
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Pedantic Translations

pedantic in French is doctoral
pedantic in German is genau, pedantisch
pedantic in Italian is meticoloso
pedantic in Spanish is sentencioso
pedantic in Swedish is pedantisk
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