autodidactic (adj.) "self-taught," 1838, from Gk. autodidaktikos "self-taught," from autos "self" (see AUTO- (Cf. auto-)) + didaktos "taught" (see DIDACTIC (Cf. didactic)).

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  • autodidactic — AUTODIDÁCTIC, Ă adj. de autodidact. (< germ. autodidaktisch) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • autodidactic — adjective of, relating to, or being an autodidact; self taught was autodidactic. See Also: autodidactism …   Wiktionary

  • autodidactic — autodidact ► NOUN ▪ a self taught person. DERIVATIVES autodidactic adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • autodidactic — adjective see autodidact …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • autodidactic — See autodidact. * * * …   Universalium

  • autodidactic — Synonyms and related words: bookish, coeducational, college bred, collegiate, cultural, didactic, disciplinary, edifying, educated, educating, educational, educative, enlightening, exhortatory, graduate, homiletic, hortatory, illuminating,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • autodidàctic — au|to|di|dàc|tic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • autodidactic — adj. concerning knowledge that is self taught …   English contemporary dictionary

  • autodidactic — au·to·di·dac·tic …   English syllables

  • autodidactic — adjective relating to or having the characteristics of an autodidact • Pertains to noun: ↑autodidact • Derivationally related forms: ↑autodidact …   Useful english dictionary

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