indoctrination

[in-dok-truh-ney-shuh n]

noun

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

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Word Origin and History for indoctrination

indoctrination

n.

1640s, noun of action from indoctrinate.

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