Didactic

Definition of Didactic

Di`dac´tic
a.1.Fitted or intended to teach; conveying instruction; preceptive; instructive; teaching some moral lesson; as, didactic essays.
The finest didactic poem in any language.
- Macaulay.
2.excessively prone to instruct, even those who do not wish to be instructed; - of people.
n.1.A treatise on teaching or education.

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