Synonyms and Antonyms of pedantic
- The writing was overly complex and pedantic, which made it nearly impossible to understand for anyone but a specialist.
- The speech was thoroughly researched and well structured, but too pedantic to appeal to a general audience.
- I found the author's writing informative but dreadfully pedantic.
arid, barren, boring, colorless, drab, dreary, drudging, dry, dull, dusty, flat, heavy, ho-hum, humdrum, jading, jejune, leaden, mind-numbing, monotonous, numbing, old, pedestrian, ponderous, prosaic, stodgy, stuffy, tame, tedious, tiresome, tiring, undramatic, uninteresting, vapid, wearisome, weary, wearying
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