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pe·dan·tic

 (pə-dăn′tĭk)
adj.
Characterized by a narrow, often ostentatious concern for academic knowledge and formal rules: a pedantic attention to details.

pe·dan′ti·cal·ly adv.
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Adv.1.pedantically - in a pedantic manner; "these interpretations are called `schemas' or, more pedantically, `schemata'"
Translations
بحَذْلَقَه
pedanticky
tudálékosan
af smámunasemi
pedantsky
ukalâca

pedantically

[pɪˈdæntɪkəlɪ] ADVcon pedantería

pedantically

advpedantisch

pedantically

[pɪˈdæntɪkəlɪ] advpedantemente, con pedanteria

pedant

(ˈpedənt) noun
1. a person who makes a great show of his knowledge.
2. a person who attaches too much importance to minor details.
peˈdantic (-ˈdӕn-) adjective
peˈdantically adverb
ˈpedantry noun
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The latter had only one side, and therefore -- plurally and pedantically speaking -- NO SIDES.
Perhaps it need not be done so pedantically, thought Nicholas, or even done at all, but this untiring, continual spiritual effort of which the sole aim was the children's moral welfare delighted him.
But I have been pedantically exact, as you call it.
In ancient Greece," she began pedantically, "a man was judged a good citizen who built houses, planted trees--" She did not complete the quotation, but drew the conclusion hurriedly.
This speech, pedantically delivered, probably seemed to Monsieur Roguin so fine that his hearer could not at once understand it.
The Continuity Bill - more pedantically titled the Law Derived from the European Union (Wales) Bill - is designed to ensure that a huge legislative sink hole does not emerge under the government of Wales if the National Assembly is not able to give its consent to the EU Withdrawal Bill going through Westminster.
Penn sent his reminiscences to Long after hearing her speak on a local television show in Newcastle when promoting The Pictures That Moved in 1971, (26) The idea for the film took a significant amount of time to germinate, and Long faced obstacles in obtaining adequate funding to support her detailed vision for the material (which, as I've argued, is perhaps too pedantically focused on historical accuracy and the overall sense of temporality to provide a totally satisfying dramatic experience).
That was very dangerous," she said pedantically, as if this wasn't already obvious to the boy.
We had the greenness of a fresh summer salad on the side and there were five crackers all in all, so we rather pedantically cut one in half to share.
His was a stunner, a book comprised of sixty-five ghazals that, by turns, adhere to some basics of the classical Persian form and utterly thwart any expectation of pedantically fulfilling it.
Part of that, no doubt, had to do with the proliferation of tasks great and small in the lead-up to the 2016 accute conference, of which this forum was a part--that's the whining cliche, complete with unnecessary but obligatory reference to the forum's theme--but part of it definitely lay in my inability to discriminate among the many proliferations on which I could pedantically pontificate.
We just have to explain that more succinctly, instead of pedantically discussing whether the EU is currently forcing us to buy cucumbers, or banning homemade Slivovitz.