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adj.
1. Intended to instruct or inform or inclined to moralize excessively. (e.g., a didactic story)

2. A word that is overused by English majors as a pretense to sound intellectual when they are actually stating an obvious and trivial fact.
"I liked the story, but it was a little too didactic for my taste."
by octechwriter September 12, 2007

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a speech or writing that is didactic is intended to teach people a lesson
Usually whenever I do something wrong, my mom gives me a super long didactic speech! It gets pretty annoying after a while.
by BearCastle November 16, 2011

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