|1.||intended to instruct, esp excessively|
|2.||morally instructive; improving|
|3.||(of works of art or literature) containing a political or moral message to which aesthetic considerations are subordinated|
|[C17: from Greek didaktikos skilled in teaching, from didaskein to teach]|
didactic di·dac·tic (dī-dāk'tĭk)
Of or relating to medical teaching by lectures or textbooks as distinguished from clinical demonstration with patients.