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Didactic – designed to instruct


(Pronounced dye-dack-tick)


Didactic means intended to instruct.

It refers to things that are intended to convey instruction and information as well as pleasure and entertainment; for instance, a novel or a play can be didactic.

To remember the definition of the word didactic, use the following mnemonic:

They did act (didactic) when they were instructed to.

They did act (didactic) when they were instructed to.


Examples of didactic in a sentence

Her latest book is very didactic — it teaches about many of the injustices in modern society.

The purpose of the didactic presentation was to teach us all about the dangers of cigarette smoking.

In the past, didactic plays were used to teach morals to the audience.

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