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See also: didàctic
- didactick (obsolete)
From French didactique, from Ancient Greek διδακτικός (didaktikós, “skilled in teaching”), from διδακτός (didaktós, “taught, learnt”), from διδάσκω (didáskō, “I teach, educate”).
- enPR: dī-dăkˈtĭk, IPA(key): /daɪˈdæk.tɪk/, /dɪˈdæk.tɪk/
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- Rhymes: -æktɪk
- Hyphenation: di‧dac‧tic
didactic (comparative more didactic, superlative most didactic)
- Instructive or intended to teach or demonstrate, especially with regard to morality.
- Synonyms: educative, instructive
- didactic poetry
- 1837, Thomas Carlyle, The French Revolution: A History […], volume (please specify |volume=I to III), London: Chapman and Hall, →OCLC, (please specify the book or page number):
- Falling Bastilles, Insurrections of Women, thousands of smoking Manorhouses, a country bristling with no crop but that of Sansculottic steel: these were tolerably didactic lessons; but them [the Nobility] they have not taught.
- 1856 February, [Thomas Babington] Macaulay, “Oliver Goldsmith [from the Encyclopædia Britannica]”, in T[homas] F[lower] E[llis], editor, The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, new edition, London: Longman, Green, Reader, & Dyer, published 1871, →OCLC:
- The finest didactic poem in any language.
- Excessively moralizing.
- (medicine) Teaching from textbooks rather than laboratory demonstration and clinical application.
instructive or intended to teach or demonstrate
teaching from textbooks rather than laboratory demonstration and application
didactic (plural didactics)
treatise on teaching
From French didactique.
didactic m or n (feminine singular didactică, masculine plural didactici, feminine and neuter plural didactice)
Declension of didactic
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