formal, precise, pompous, ostentatious of learning, pedagogic, punctilious, bookish, didactic, doctrinaire, academic, scholastic, hypercritical, finicky; see also egotistic 2.
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Characterized by a narrow concern for book learning and formal rules, without knowledge or experience of practical matters: