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Sentence count:20Posted:2017-02-08Updated:2020-07-24
Similar words: pedantpedanticpedagogyredundantabundantdefendantattendantdiscordantMeaning: ['pedntrɪ]  n. an ostentatious and inappropriate display of learning. 
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(1) There was a hint of pedantry in his elegant style of speaking.
(2) This task has often seemed to combine the pedantry of library theory with the incomprehensibility of computer science.
(3) Maud talked with a mixture of pedantry and horse sense that impressed him as singular and forcible.
(4) Pedantry and intellectual theorising were not Basil's stock-in-trade; all such, he seemed to short circuit.
(5) The book is a demonstration of scholarship without pedantry.
(6) His attitude savors of pedantry.
(7) Pedantry is the unseasonable ostentation of learning.
(8) Do not be deceived by the pedantry of dates.
(9) Generation gap, conservation, reminiscence(, pedantry and stubbornness all basically derive from that.
(10) As a bel esprit he despised pedantry whether in a man or in a bluestocking.
(11) A pedantry scholar saw ask: " Where is your brother? "
(12) Governmental organizations are too pedantry, with slavish attention to rules.
(13) The reason for my pedantry over the title of this newly created role is that the job has been jovially referred to across the media as a 'Twitter Tsar'.
(14) Big can be beautiful, and surprisingly few of the buildings here display the empty pedantry conspicuous in contemporary paintings and sculpture.
(15) Against the first objection, I hope to show in this chapter that the conceptual distinction is far from mere pedantry.
(16) He reworked everything he wrote until he had hit the right note of Gailic pedantry.
(17) Those people prefer naturalness and easiness. They are rational but not pedantry, generous but not extravagant.
(18) He had all the illumination of wisdom and none of its pedantry.
(19) A leading graphologist's study of the Duchess' handwriting has shown that her pedantry for time keeping, intelligence and efficiency would make her the perfect school teacher.
(20) Of course, on one hand cannot the feudal the Confucian or feudal ethical code with follow pedantry ancient time and malapropos value sense.
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