Example sentences for: didactic

How can you use “didactic” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • These works are labored, didactic, and humorless, with weak characters and weaker ideas.

  • While one challenge in providing education on quality improvement principles is the content of the curriculum, another challenge consists of presenting information differently from the usual didactic seminars that nursing home staffs attend, which are not always effective.

  • On the positive side, "Faludi's reportorial and literary skills unfold with a breathtaking confidence and beauty" (Elizabeth Gleick, Time ). More often, though, critics call the book "didactic and highly simplistic" (Kakutani, the New York Times ). Judith Shulevitz finds a flaw at the center of Faludi's thesis: She "assumes something that's no longer true: that America is in the throes of downsizing and loss"; and her focus on the marginalized and downsized distorts her view: "she should have said she was talking about class; she claimed to be talking about gender" (the New York Times Book Review ). (Click here to listen to an interview with Faludi.)

  • How many people need words like desiccate, didactic, innocuous, immutable , etc., when dry up, instructive, harmless , and unchanging or unchangeable are around?

  • It is noted that mostly women narrate these legends, among themselves or from mothers to daughters, in a didactic fashion, to instill fear in young women so that they will not disregard parental authority.

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