Definitions for didacticdaɪˈdæk tɪk

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(5.00 / 1 vote)

  1. didactic, didactical(adj)

    instructive (especially excessively)

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  1. didactic(Noun)

    A treatise on teaching or education.

  2. didactic(Adjective)

    Instructive or intended to teach or demonstrate, especially with regard to morality. (I.e., didactic poetry)

  3. didactic(Adjective)

    Excessively moralizing.

  4. didactic(Adjective)

    Regarding medicine, teaching from textbooks rather than laboratory demonstration and clinical application.

  5. Origin: From διδακτικός, from διδακτός, from διδάσκω

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Didactic(adj)

    alt. of Didactical

  2. Didactic(noun)

    a treatise on teaching or education

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