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pedagogical

or pedagogic

[ped-uh-goj-i-kuh l, -goh-ji-kuh l or ped-uh-goj-ik, -goh-jik] /ˌpɛd əˈgɒdʒ ɪ kəl, -ˈgoʊ dʒɪ kəl or ˌpɛd əˈgɒdʒ ɪk, -ˈgoʊ dʒɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to a pedagogue or pedagogy.
Origin of pedagogical
1595-1605
First recorded in 1595-1605, pedagogical is from the Greek word paidagōgikós of a child's tutor. See pedagogue, -ical
Related forms
pedagogically, adverb
nonpedagogic, adjective
nonpedagogical, adjective
nonpedagogically, adverb
unpedagogic, adjective
unpedagogically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for pedagogically

pedagogical

adj.

1610s, from Latin paedagogicus (see pedagogic) + -al (1). Related: Pedagogically.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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