Pedantic

in a Sentence

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Definition of Pedantic

giving too much importance to details and formal rules

Examples of Pedantic in a sentence

Sometimes, Jason is so pedantic in writing the perfect paper that he forgets to properly manage his time.

As a grammar teacher, it is hard for me to not review everything with a pedantic eye.

While Bess wants to encourage her daughter Lauren to do well in school, she often gets too pedantic when reminding Lauren of the rules and expectations.

My father is a pedantic man who usually misses all the vacation fun because he is busy reviewing travel documents.

Greg’s pedantic way of analyzing every word in a sentence makes him a huge asset to the publishing company.

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