didactic

[ dahy-dak-tik ]

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Part of Speech

adjective

Origin + Etymology

Mid 17th century; Greek

from French didactique, from Latinized form of Greek didaktikos "apt at teaching,"

Synonyms

  • academic
  • instructive

Definition

intended for instruction; instructive:

Example

The short video about 5-minute kitchen hacks was entertaining and didactic.

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