adverb see pedantic

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  • Pedantically — Pe*dan tic*al*ly, adv. In a pedantic manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pedantically — pedant ► NOUN ▪ a person excessively concerned with minor detail or with displaying technical knowledge. DERIVATIVES pedantic adjective pedantically adverb pedantry noun. ORIGIN French pédant, probably related to PEDAGOGUE(Cf. ↑pedagogue) …   English terms dictionary

  • pedantically — adverb in a pedantic manner these interpretations are called schemas or, more pedantically, schemata • Derived from adjective: ↑pedantic …   Useful english dictionary

  • pedantically — See pedantic. * * * …   Universalium

  • pedantically — adverb In a pedantic manner …   Wiktionary

  • pedantically — pɪ dæntɪklɪ adv. in the manner of strictly adhering to information in books without using common sense; meticulously, fastidiously; strictly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pedantically — pe·dan·ti·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • pedantically — See: pedantic …   English dictionary

  • pedantic — pedantically, adv. pedanticalness, n. /peuh dan tik/, adj. 1. ostentatious in one s learning. 2. overly concerned with minute details or formalisms, esp. in teaching. Also, pedantical. [1590 1600; PEDANT + IC] Syn. 2. didactic, doctrinaire. * * * …   Universalium

  • molendinar — /mo lenˈdi nər/ (pedantically facetious) adjective Relating to a mill or a miller noun A molar tooth ORIGIN: LL molendīnum a mill, from L molere to grind • • • molenˈdinary adjective (pedantically facetious) Relating to a mill noun A mill …   Useful english dictionary

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