verb (used with object), in·cul·cat·ed, in·cul·cat·ing.
Origin of inculcate
Synonyms for inculcate
Related Words for inculcatedindoctrinate, instill, impart, educate, impress, communicate, plant, instruct, program, drill, inseminate, brainwash, teach
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It was inculcated by Washington; it has been adhered to by his successors ever since.Latin America and the United States
It was a patterned, an inculcated, a stage-directed fixed idea.Pariah Planet
By its teachings and its obligations, universal charity was inculcated.Mysticism and its Results
The probability is, that the principles they inculcated achieved your fortune.The Wedding Ring
T. De Witt Talmage
But this self-command is inculcated that we may be fit to pray.Expositions of Holy Scripture
Word Origin for inculcate
1540s, from Latin inculcatus, past participle of inculcare "force upon, stamp in, tread down," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + calcare "to tread, press in," from calx (1) "heel." Related: Inculcated; inculcating.