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noun 
  1. The act, character, or manners of a pedant; vain ostentation of learning.
Winston Churchill was once informed that one should not end a sentence with a preposition. His response was, That is the sort of arrogant up with I will not put. (Phrasing it that way so that he did not again use 'with' as the last word of the sentence.)
Translations: 
  • French: pédanterie
  • German: Pedantry
  • Spanish: pedanterí­a
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