The definition of didactic is used for teaching.adjective
An example of didactic is a lesson plan consisting of a lecture, large group discussions and a project.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- used or intended for teaching or instruction
- morally instructive, or intended to be so
- too much inclined to teach others; boringly pedantic or moralistic
Origin: Gr didaktikos, apt at teaching < didaskein, to teach, prob. redupl. < IE base *dens-, wisdom, to teach, learn > Avestan dīdainghē, I am taught
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- Intended to instruct.
- Morally instructive.
- Inclined to teach or moralize excessively.
Origin: Greek didaktikos, skillful in teaching, from didaktos, taught, from didaskein, didak-, to teach, educate.
- di·dacˈti·cal·ly adverb
- di·dacˈti·cism noun
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