Pedant

pedant [ PED-nt ]
 noun ]
 MEANING :
 1. a person who makes an excessive or inappropriate display of learning.
2. a person who overemphasizes rules or minor details.
3. a person who adheres rigidly to book knowledge without regard to common sense.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The conference for Civil engineers held recently in Mumbai was attended by world renowned pedants.

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