uniquepov (uniquepov) wrote in 1word1day,

Shakespearean Imagination

Friends, what cheer?

It's Wednesday again, which means another installment of Shakespearean Imagination!

Without further ado, today’s word is:

pedant : ped•ant / ˈpednt / (noun):

- A person who is excessively concerned with minor details and rules or with displaying academic learning.

Synonyms: dogmatist - purist – literalist – formalist - doctrinaire - perfectionist

First seen in Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew (written 1593 - 1594). The full text of the play may be found here.
Tags: english, noun, p, shakespeare, theme: shakespeare, wordsmith: uniquepov

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