inculcation :

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

  • My friend thinks it isn't right to engage in reverse-inculcation at home.
  • Stephen Breyer's inculcation came on Senator Edward Kennedy's Judiciary Committee staff.
  • In some constitutional way provision should be made for the inculcation of the principles of religion .
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  • ‘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.
    Sept. 26, 2013 - Yale Daily News

  • Christopher Hitchens in AlterNet (blog)
    He asks, "How can we ever know how many children had their psychological and physical lives irreparably maimed by the compulsory inculcation of faith?"
  • Eben Moglen in Seattle Post Intelligencer
    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."
  • Hilal Khashan in RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
    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...

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