inculcation inculcation


  • (n) teaching or impressing upon the mind by frequent instruction or repetition



  1. My friend thinks it isn't right to engage in reverse-inculcation at home.
  2. Stephen Breyer's inculcation came on Senator Edward Kennedy's Judiciary Committee staff.
  3. The decisive element, which has eluded most conventional job programs, was the inculcation of personal pride that Negroes so often lacked.


  • ‘Tenderness’ on display

    On display at the WHC is a visual inculcation of the sentiments of a generation of men traumatized by the despair accompanied World War II and the Cold War.
    on September 26, 2013     Source: Yale Daily News


  1. He asks, "How can we ever know how many children had their psychological and physical lives irreparably maimed by the compulsory inculcation of faith?"
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Christopher Hitchens Source: AlterNet (blog)

  2. Moglen said the recent "saber-rattling" further illustrated the importance of protecting against Microsoft's attempts "to disrupt free software production through the inculcation of a large inventory of most-likely invalid patents."
    on May 17, 2007 By: Eben Moglen Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  3. "The answer [for this anger] is very simple," Khashan says. "Western societies are secular. Muslim societies are heavily religious. Muslim political socialization is extremely deep and religious inculcation is essential in the raising of...
    on Jan 31, 2006 By: Hilal Khashan Source: RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

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