How Do You Spell PEDANTRY?

Correct spelling for the English word "pedantry" is [pˈɛdəntɹˌi], [pˈɛdəntɹˌi], [p_ˈɛ_d_ə_n_t_ɹ_ˌi]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of PEDANTRY

  1. The act, character, or manners of a pedant; vain ostentation of learning.

Anagrams of PEDANTRY

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Usage Examples for PEDANTRY

  1. But the excellence of his best comedies can only be appreciated by a student who reads them fairly and fearlessly through, and, having made some small deductions on the score of occasional pedantry and occasional crudity, finds in " All Fools," " Monsieur d'Olive," " The Gentleman Usher," and " The Widow's Tears" a wealth and vigor of humorous invention, a tender and earnest grace of romantic poetry, which may atone alike for these passing blemishes and for the lack of such clear- cut perfection of character and such dramatic progression of interest as we find only in the yet higher poets of our heroic age. - "The Age of Shakespeare" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
  2. The principle may be applied to pursuits of a frivolous or useless kind, and to such acquirements as lead only to pedantry or sophism;- or it may be directed to a desultory application, which leads to a superficial acquaintance with a variety of subjects, without a correct knowledge of any of them. - "The Philosophy of the Moral Feelings" by John Abercrombie