self-directive


self-directive

adjective

  1. serving to direct; directing: a directive board.
  2. Psychology. pertaining to a type of psychotherapy in which the therapist actively offers advice and information rather than dealing only with information supplied by the patient.

noun

  1. an authoritative instruction or direction; specific order: a new directive by the president on foreign aid.

noun

  1. an instruction; order

adjective

  1. tending to direct; directing
  2. indicating direction

adj.mid-15c., from Medieval Latin directivus, from past participle stem of Latin dirigere (see direct (v.)). From 1640s as a noun.

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