[ US /daɪˈdæktɪk/ ]
[ UK /dɪdˈæktɪk/ ]
  1. instructive (especially excessively)
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How To Use didactic In A Sentence

  • The poems, plays, and essays of the committed cultural nationalist are characterized by a markedly hortatory or didactic manner.
  • A compelling storyteller with many voices lyric, operatic and diaristic, Ms. Snyder is often provocative; occasionally didactic or off-key. The Lady of the Wild Things
  • But the narrative remains strange and poetic enough for it never to appear formulaic or didactic.
  • Colours Beyond Colours" opens with a Jamaican-sounding speaker ostensibly describing the supersensory effects of LSD, and then segueing into a cod-'60s-didactic announcement about the electromagnetic spectrum. PopMatters
  • The books written by Richardson and his followers accordingly became known as moral or didactic novels.
  • In some ways, the self-taught writer could be called the Southern godmother of feminism, an autodidactic intellectual who carved out her singular role as a woman to be reckoned with on her on terms, in her own idiosyncratic ways, in the most hallowed and male-dominated coven in the country--the Halls of Congress--a generation before Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton emerged on the national stage. Jeff Biggers: "Office Holders Are Desperate": 180 Years Before HuffPo, Anne Royall's Wicked Blogs Held DC Accountable
  • We routinely portray them as grim, doctrinaire, religious killjoys who lived in a didactic world of the Saved and the Unregenerate.
  • During the yearlong exhibition, didactic programs are offered for schoolchildren.
  • I rewrote it several years ago and when I went back to it, it had this really didactic preachy ending and it was just awful.
  • Because of their varied backgrounds, these teachers and professionals often use different theoretical and applied didactic and pedagogic practices.
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