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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a manner overly concerned with minute details or formalisms

Usage examples (39)
  • These interpretations are called `schemas' or, more pedantically, `schemata'
  • I think you're reading the text very pedantically.
  • "I'm not on the computer," he replies pedantically.
  • I pedantically insist on remarking upon your "prior to". for more
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