I'm looking for a term that means essentially “pedantic-ness”. What is the correct term?
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My choice would be pedantry.
In simple English, you may say: "Stop being so pedantic. Your style is out-of-place here." or "Stop being so pedantic. Get off your high horse."
"Get off your High Horse" means to say, "get off your lofty perch," from which perch, you are "looking down" upon us, disdainfully.