verb (used with object), in·cul·cat·ed, in·cul·cat·ing.
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Origin of inculcate
OTHER WORDS FROM inculcatein·cul·ca·tion, nounin·cul·ca·tive [in-kuhl-kuh-tiv], /ɪnˈkʌl kə tɪv/, in·cul·ca·to·ry, adjectivein·cul·ca·tor, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH inculcateinculcate , indoctrinate
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Example sentences from the Web for inculcate
He would send his first child, Charles, there to be inculcated in its almost monastic philosophies—and the year-round cold showers and cult of derring-do, a kind of Shaolin Temple of the West.
This will inculcate a sense of trust in them, and they’ll love to explore your offerings.
Since 1980, American child-rearing has sought to inculcate self-esteem in the young.
Larson does not explain that the Vice-Chancellor was spared in order to inculcate uncertainty.
Enjoining therefore the duty of Covenanting, they inculcate that as an imitation of Him—swearing by himself.
If they inculcate virtue, it is that theological virtue whose inutility we have sufficiently shown.Letters To Eugenia|Paul Henri Thiry Holbach
There are, however, a few passages which inculcate upon men the propriety of a command over their temper.Ancient Faiths And Modern|Thomas Inman
Not until the renaissance did critics define poetry as an art of imitation endeavoring to inculcate morality.Rhetoric and Poetry in the Renaissance|Donald Lemen Clark
We have seen that these words inculcate the exercise of Covenanting.