verb (used with object), in·cul·cat·ed, in·cul·cat·ing.
Origin of inculcate
Related formsin·cul·ca·tion, nounin·cul·ca·tive [in-kuhl-kuh-tiv] /ɪnˈkʌl kə tɪv/, in·cul·ca·to·ry, adjectivein·cul·ca·tor, noun
Can be confusedinculcate indoctrinate
Examples from the Web for inculcated
These methods would be inculcated at lively revival-style sales conventions.
It seemed to take almost as long to de-program myself, with therapy, as it had to get inculcated.
Jeffrey and other critics rose furiously against the poems which inculcated such doctrines.
Every decency, grace, and honesty should be inculcated upon them.
It inculcated the lessons of inquiry, of criticism, of naturalism.Europe in the Sixteenth Century 1494-1598, Fifth Edition|A. H. (Arthur Henry) Johnson
The importance of strict and scrupulous veracity cannot be too often inculcated.Life of Johnson|James Boswell
Only Simba's undoubted force of character, and the veneration his long association with Kingozi had inculcated, sustained him.The Leopard Woman|Stewart Edward White