Origin of didactic
Examples from the Web for didactics
The words "orthobiotics," "didactics," and "pragmatics" might be used to characterize them.
We sometimes apply to these the words Orthobiotics, Didactics, and Pragmatics.
Hence, we have in Emerson the teaching of a vigorous morality without the formality of dogma and the deadly tedium of didactics.Critical Miscellanies, Vol. 1, Essay 5, Emerson|John Morley
The greatest part of Mr. Cowper's didactics is in the same strain.Early Reviews of English Poets|John Louis Haney
British Dictionary definitions for didactics (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for didactics (2 of 2)
Word Origin for didactic
Word Origin and History for didactics
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.