Sentence Examples


  • It seemed as though the Renaissance ran a risk of being throttled in its cradle by superfluity of foreign and pedantic nutriment.
  • He was disgusted at the pedantic teaching of his own day, and he insisted that the teaching of words and things must go together.
  • Instinctively a humanist, he had little patience with the narrow curriculum of Harvard in his day and the rather pedantic spirit with which classical studies were there pursued.
  • More serious, however, than this excessive love of synchronism is his almost pedantic anxiety to edify.
  • From his mother, Elizabeth Vitlitsaya, he inherited most of his characteristics, an insatiable love of work, an almost pedantic love of order and the most rigorous sense of duty.