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
Example sentences from the Web for indoctrinate
The Revolutionary Guard works in collaboration with the Islamic Republic’s soft-power organizations to indoctrinate them with the clerical regime’s extremist Shia Islamist ideology.
The thing that was toughest for me to take was to see him indoctrinating his kids.Politics Report: Gloria Goes Business With New Team|Scott Lewis and Andrew Keatts|November 14, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The airlines have indoctrinated us to accept a “steerage complex.”Flying Coach Is the New Hell: How Airlines Engineer You Out of Room|Clive Irving|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Significantly, we learn that Dontae never played football as a kid, and thus was never indoctrinated into its codes of valor.Two New Films Preach Our Nation’s Corrosive Gridiron Gospel|Steve Almond|September 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“My dad is really into football, so he indoctrinated me as a kid,” Ohanian says.
But there has always been and there will always be a segment of society that chooses or is indoctrinated to ignore these rules.
You have not been indoctrinated into unwanted-yet-inescapable tribal allegiances by your soccer-crazed countrymen.
Whether it was by this sect that the Templars were indoctrinated must remain an open question.Secret Societies And Subversive Movements|Nesta H. Webster
The newcomers, in their first months in the older settlements, were speedily indoctrinated with anti-slavery sentiment.The Scandinavian Element in the United States|Kendric Charles Babcock
The Saturnian spirits who visited Swedenborg were manifestly indoctrinated with these ideas.Myths and Marvels of Astronomy|Richard A. Proctor
George has been properly 'indoctrinated,' and, we must hope, will do credit to my instructions.The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846|Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett
I was indoctrinated with the idea that there is a moral governance in the world, that God rules over the affairs of men.Children of the Market Place|Edgar Lee Masters