Example sentences for: pedantry

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

  • [We would not dare to disagree, but the distinction between enclosed [herein] and enclosed herewith seems a finicky needle's-eye of pedantry, and it smacks of “reconstruction” of something that was never structured to begin with.

  • At Gore's first appearance this morning, at an environment conference in Des Moines, he talked about global warming and drift-net fishing in a way that was truly informative and mostly lacking in pedantry (though he did go on a bit).

  • As for me, I hope that my nitpicking through the articles you publish in VERBATIM demonstrates the consideration I think due these articles rather than envy and pedantry.

  • There is, of course, method in his madness (it has been claimed that puns introduce lunacy into language, but it was there all along), and capering wordcaprice in his pedantry.

  • Ezra Pound, for all his provincial pedantry, in his Canto LXXXI as printed on p. 526 of The New Oxford Book of American Verse, writes didactically:


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