verb (used with object), in·doc·tri·nat·ed, in·doc·tri·nat·ing.
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Origin of indoctrinate
OTHER WORDS FROM indoctrinatein·doc·tri·na·tion, nounin·doc·tri·na·tor, nounre·in·doc·tri·nate, verb (used with object), re·in·doc·tri·nat·ed, re·in·doc·tri·nat·ing.un·in·doc·tri·nat·ed, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH indoctrinateinculcate, indoctrinate
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Example sentences from the Web for indoctrinate
They want to indoctrinate impressionable young minds by placing these gay characters on pedestals in a positive light.DC Comics’ New Gay Green Lantern & Marvel’s First Same-Sex Marriage|Melissa Leon|June 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He then proceeded to rant about “liberal college professors” trying to “indoctrinate” students.Christian Movie War: Pro-Life ‘October Baby’ vs. Postmodern ‘Blue Like Jazz’|Marlow Stern|April 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Santorum also complains about “some liberal college professor … trying to indoctrinate” students.Rick Santorum’s Class-Based Pitch Kicks Up Campaign Controversy|Howard Kurtz|February 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I also tried through my own newspaper to indoctrinate the people, but my mind grew more and more embarrassed.
Better to save one sinner from an obvious vice that is destroying him, than to indoctrinate ten thousand saints.Redburn. His First Voyage|Herman Melville
It is not at all the idea to carry over one of our professors each year and indoctrinate him with the true culture at its source.Modern Essays|John Macy
Located in Bucharest, both of these institutions are designed to train and indoctrinate key bureaucratic personnel.Area Handbook for Romania|Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
She begged him to indoctrinate his successor, Mr. Edward Stanhope.The Life of Florence Nightingale vol. 2 of 2|Edward Tyas Cook