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However, I give you leave to be as dogmatic and didactic as you like in return.

Ethic on its didactic side is outside his business altogether.

His genius should be less epic and didactic, than lyrical and popular.

When she performs in that way with her hands, you may swear she is didactic.'

Since the Puritans a didactic strain has continually appeared in our writers.

He sat down and leaned forward, fixing me with a didactic finger.

Ours is a tale which has little that is new and less that is didactic.

They were too didactic; art should never be didactic; and what is life but an art?

Didactic "poetry" wearies me, probably because it is not poetry at all.

She preferred the purely lyrical, short ones, to the didactic, as she expressed it.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, from French didactique, from Greek didaktikos "apt at teaching," from didaktos "taught," past participle of didaskein "teach," from PIE root *dens- "wisdom, to teach, learn." Related: Didactically; didacticism.

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