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pedantic

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  • adjbookish, precise
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Synonyms for pedantic

adj bookish, precise
  • abstruse
  • pompous
  • stilted
  • academic
  • arid
  • didactic
  • doctrinaire
  • donnish
  • dry
  • dull
  • egotistic
  • erudite
  • formal
  • fussy
  • hairsplitting
  • learned
  • nit-picking
  • ostentatious
  • overnice
  • particular
  • pedagogic
  • priggish
  • punctilious
  • scholastic
  • schoolish
  • sententious

Antonyms for pedantic

  • plain
  • simple
  • imprecise
  • informal
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More words related to pedantic

academic

adjective. relating to schooling, learning
  • book-learned
  • bookish
  • college
  • collegiate
  • erudite
  • intellectual
  • learned
  • pedantic
  • scholarly
  • scholastic
  • studious
  • university

affected

adjective. changed in a bad or artificial way
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