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pedanticadjective

 us   /pɪˈdænt·ɪk/
caring too much about unimportant rules or details and not enough about understanding or appreciating a subject: Professor Harris had a narrow, pedantic approach to history that put us to sleep.
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pedanticadjective

uk   /pəˈdæn.tɪk/  us   /pedˈæn.tɪk/ disapproving
(Definition of pedantic from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 迂腐的,学究式的,书呆子气的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 迂腐的,學究式的,書呆子氣的…
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