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used in Catch-22

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describing something intended to instruct; or someone excessively inclined to instruct
  • He sat gazing in clammy want at her full red lips and dimpled cheeks as he listened to Major Danby describe in a monotonous, didactic male drone the heavy concentrations of flak awaiting them at Avignon, and he moaned in deep despair suddenly at the thought that he might never see again this lovely woman to whom he had never spoken a word and whom he now loved so pathetically.
    Chapter 21 — General Dreedle (69% in)
didactic = intended to instruct

(editor's note:  In this use, drone is a synonym for voice.)
There are no more uses of "didactic" in Catch-22.

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