inculcation

[ in-kuhl-key-shuh n ]
/ ˌɪn kʌlˈkeɪ ʃən /

noun

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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inculcation


n.

1550s, from Late Latin inculcationem (nominative inculcatio), noun of action from past participle stem of inculcare (see inculcate).

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