Example sentences for: pedantic

How can you use “pedantic” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The vice president inherited his pedantic political style from his father, who rose from poverty to become a teacher and politician.

  • Starr's pedantic, religious, exacting personality led him to drag out a case that other prosecutors would have ended quickly.

  • John's pedantic speech is quoted accurately but characterized as a "tirade," and Reich's answer is given as the mumbling equivocation that it actually was ("John, I will get back to you with all the information on it.

  • Most speakers, on most speaking occasions, should sound natural, not pedantic.

  • (It's important, however pedantic it may sound, to keep stressing that only "some" or "a few" partook of such vengeance, since even choosing to discuss these acts--and not the vastly more extensive crimes that preceded them--threatens to distort history.)

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