preceptive

adjective

pre·​cep·​tive pri-ˈsep-tiv How to pronounce preceptive (audio)
: giving precepts : didactic

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of preceptive was in the 15th century

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“Preceptive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/preceptive. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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