Definitions for didacticdaɪˈdæk tɪk
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
intended for instruction; instructive:
overinclined to teach or lecture others.
teaching or intending to teach a moral lesson.
didactics, (used with a sing. v.) the art or science of teaching.
Origin of didactic:
1635–45; < Gk didaktikós apt at teaching, instructive =didakt(ós) that may be taught +-ikos -ic
instructive (especially excessively)
A treatise on teaching or education.
Instructive or intended to teach or demonstrate, especially with regard to morality. (I.e., didactic poetry)
Regarding medicine, teaching from textbooks rather than laboratory demonstration and clinical application.
Origin: From διδακτικός, from διδακτός, from διδάσκω
alt. of Didactical
a treatise on teaching or education
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