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pedanticism

[puh-dan-tuh-siz-uh m] /pəˈdæn təˌsɪz əm/
noun
1.
Also, pedantism
[ped-n-tiz-uh m] /ˈpɛd nˌtɪz əm/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; pedantic + -ism
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Word Origin and History for pedanticism
n.

19c., from pedantic + -ism. Earlier was pedantism (1590s).

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