non·​di·​dac·​tic | \ ˌnän-dī-ˈdak-tik How to pronounce nondidactic (audio) , -də- \

Definition of nondidactic

: not intended to teach or to convey instruction or information : not didactic nondidactic writing

Examples of nondidactic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Her goal is to articulate a nondidactic sort of care, one that defers to the humbling nature of human relation. New York Times, 2 Sep. 2021 Zhao’s film can boast critical raves, a political message that’s urgent yet nondidactic, a near-spotless run through the precursors, and, in Zhao herself, a history-making Best Director candidacy. Nate Jones, Vulture, 18 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of nondidactic

1834, in the meaning defined above

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“Nondidactic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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