Definition of dialogic in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌdʌɪəˈlɒdʒɪk/


Relating to or in the form of dialogue.
Example sentences
  • We have learned from observing our own practice and the work of others either directly or through the literature that the first task is the opening of a dialogic space.
  • It is a digressive process that leaks out intimations of personality and establishes a position for the portrait where it does not remain static but finds a more dialogic approach to psychological portraiture.
  • Somehow this reminds me of one of the incredibly well-constructed bits of dialogic chaos in a Tom Stoppard play like ‘Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead’.



Example sentences
  • I will say that the process that I am involved in is less dialectical than dialogical; in other words it is always in a process of becoming, that is, it is never forced into what I would consider to be a premature resolution or synthesis.
  • The contention here is that not all matters have necessarily benefited, or, indeed, can benefit from the revered analytic, reductionist, expository, dialogical methodology.
  • I am interested in forms and traditions of popular education that can inform activist learning which are experience-based, dialogical and action-oriented.


Mid 19th century: via late Latin from Greek dialogikos, from dialogos (see dialogue).

Words that rhyme with dialogic

ethnologic, hydrologic, isagogic, logic, monologic, mythologic, pathologic, pedagogic, teleologic
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