[in-dok-truh-ney-shuh n]


the act of indoctrinating, or teaching or inculcating a doctrine, principle, or ideology, especially one with a specific point of view: religious indoctrination.

Nearby words

  1. indochina,
  2. indochinese,
  3. indocile,
  4. indocin,
  5. indoctrinate,
  6. indocyanine green,
  7. indolaceturia,
  8. indole,
  9. indoleacetic acid,
  10. indoleamine

Origin of indoctrination

Related formsre·in·doc·tri·na·tion, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for indoctrination



1640s, noun of action from indoctrinate.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper