pedanticism

noun pe·dan·ti·cism \-təˌsizəm\
variants: or

pedantism

\ˈpedən‧ˌtizəm\

Definition of pedanticism

plural

pedanticisms

or

pedantisms

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Origin and Etymology of pedanticism

pedanticism from pedantic + -ism; pedantism from pedant + -ism


First Known Use: 1592


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