- the act of inculcating, or teaching or influencing persistently and repeatedly so as to implant or instill an idea, theory, attitude, etc.
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Examples from the Web for inculcation
The inculcation of such knowledge is an education for peace.The Psychology of Nations
The inculcation of a duty leaves him passionless and unmoved.The Book of Stories for the Storyteller
Fanny E. Coe
The ninth is the inculcation of true happiness as found in virtue.India, Its Life and Thought
John P. Jones
Christianity is the manifestation and inculcation of Universal Love.Slavery
William E. Channing
The inculcation of forgiveness is 'the most striking innovation' in the ethics of the Gospel.Lux Mundi
Word Origin and History for inculcation
1550s, from Late Latin inculcationem (nominative inculcatio), noun of action from past participle stem of inculcare (see inculcate).
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