[ dahy-uh-loj-ik ]

  1. of, relating to, or characterized by dialogue.

  2. participating in dialogue.

Origin of dialogic

1825–35; <Medieval Latin dialogicus<Greek dialogikós, equivalent to diálog(os) dialogue + -ikos-ic
  • Also di·a·log·i·cal [dahy-uh-loj-i-kuh] /ˌdaɪ əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kə/ .

Other words from dialogic

  • di·a·log·i·cal·ly, adverb

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How to use dialogic in a sentence

  • The proclamation of the Holy Word as mere content and without dialogical intent is not true preaching of the gospel.

    Herein is Love | Reuel L. Howe
  • Nor does it follow that the dialogical principle forbids the use of the monological method.

    Herein is Love | Reuel L. Howe
  • As a matter of fact, one should not confuse the different methods of teaching with the dialogical concept of communication.

    Herein is Love | Reuel L. Howe
  • Both the lecturer and the discussion leader can be either monological or dialogical, even though they are using different methods.

    Herein is Love | Reuel L. Howe
  • However, coming to know nursing is a dialogical process—direct engagement with the "word of nursing."

    Nursing as Caring | Anne Boykin