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Didactical vs. Didactic

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Didacticaladjective

didactic

Didacticadjective

Instructive or intended to teach or demonstrate, especially with regard to morality.

‘didactic poetry’;

Didacticaladjective

instructive (especially excessively)

Didacticadjective

Excessively moralizing.

Didacticadjective

(medicine) Teaching from textbooks rather than laboratory demonstration and clinical application.

Didacticnoun

(archaic) A treatise on teaching or education.

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Didacticadjective

Fitted or intended to teach; conveying instruction; preceptive; instructive; teaching some moral lesson; as, didactic essays.

‘The finest didactic poem in any language.’;

Didacticadjective

excessively prone to instruct, even those who do not wish to be instructed; - of people.

Didacticnoun

A treatise on teaching or education.

Didacticadjective

instructive (especially excessively)

Didacticadjective

intended to teach, particularly in having moral instruction as an ulterior motive

‘a didactic novel that set out to expose social injustice’;

Didacticadjective

in the manner of a teacher, particularly so as to appear patronizing

‘his tone ranged from didactic to backslapping’;

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