Synonyms of pedantry
1 hairsplittingDictionary • The results of the survey are exhaustive to the point of pedantry.
2 stuffiness • The novel suffers from pedantry and dullness.
pomposity • He was modest and simple, without a trace of pomposity.
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Thesaurus for pedantry from the Collins English Thesaurus
the habit or an instance of being a pedant, esp in the display of useless knowledge or minute observance of petty rules or details