pedanticism

noun
pe·​dan·​ti·​cism | \ -təˌsizəm\
variants: or pedantism \ ˈpedᵊn‧ˌtizəm \
plural pedanticisms or pedantisms

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First Known Use of pedanticism

1592, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pedanticism

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

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