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pedantic
used in Fahrenheit 451

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Definition
too concerned with formal rules, details, or book learning
  • The most important single thing we had to pound into ourselves was that we were not important, we mustn't be pedants; we were not to feel superior to anyone else in the world. We're nothing more than dust-jackets for books, of no significance otherwise.
    p. 146.6
pedants = people too concerned with academic knowledge
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