- The definition of didactic is used for teaching.
An example of didactic is a lesson plan consisting of a lecture, large group discussions and a project.
didactic definition by Webster's New World
- 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: Classical Greek didaktikos, apt at teaching ; from didaskein, to teach, probably reduplicated, reduplication ; from Indo-European base an unverified form dens-, wisdom, to teach, learn from source Avestan dīdainghē, I am taught
didactic definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- 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
didactic - Medical Definition