verb (used with object), in·stilled, in·stil·ling.
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Origin of instill
OTHER WORDS FROM instillin·still·er, nounin·still·ment, nounpre·in·still, verb (used with object)
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Floyd co-founder and CEO Kyle Hoff said using customer feedback to iterate and refine output has been a habit his brand has instilled since its origins as a Kickstarter project.Brand Summit Recap: Marketers face looming identity crisis|Digiday Editors|February 10, 2021|Digiday
Pretty, whose father instilled in her a love of old buried stuff, wonders if there might be some noteworthy artifacts buried in her land.The Dig Is Just the Movie to Relieve Midwinter Cabin Fever|Stephanie Zacharek|January 29, 2021|Time
At Starbucks, Brewer was largely credited with cleaning up the company’s stores and instilling a new level of discipline in its operations, as my colleague Beth Kowitt reported in her 2019 profile of the executive.‘An operator:’ What to know about Roz Brewer, Walgreens’ new CEO|Claire Zillman|January 27, 2021|Fortune
It turned out that much of the reserve had already been shipped out, making it all the more difficult for state and local officials to instill confidence in their populations that there would still be enough for booster shots.‘Pixie dust’: Why some vaccine sits on shelves while shortages intensify nationwide|Isaac Stanley-Becker, Lena H. Sun|January 22, 2021|Washington Post
This instilled in me a deep love for our great city and its traditions and events.For locals, this inauguration was like none they’ve ever experienced|John Kelly|January 20, 2021|Washington Post
Their playful exhibitions are often meant to be interactive and instill a childlike sense of joy in the viewer.
By working together on this capsule collection, we hope to instill a sense of power, confidence and beauty in women everywhere.‘Pretty Little Liars’ Star Acknowledges 'GQ' Photoshop; Joseph Altuzarra Tapped as Next Target Collection Fashion Designer|The Fashion Beast Team|May 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They instill a macho culture right from the start of childhood.Game of Thrones’ Sibel Kekilli Discusses Shae’s Treachery at the Trial of Tyrion Lannister|Marlow Stern|May 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For me, this child epitomizes the value of early schooling, the way it can instill a love of learning.
Just the words “airport” and “sushi” together are enough to instill fear in the seasoned flier.Delayed? The Best Airport Restaurants to Eat at This Thanksgiving|Brandy Zadrozny|November 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
If the disease is of such a nature as to instill fear in the minds of observers, so much the better; but that is unnecessary.
The sentiment they instill is of more value than any thought they may contain.Essays|Ralph Waldo Emerson
And first his endeavours have ever been, and they cease not yet to instill a belief in the mind of Man, there is no God at all.The Works of Sir Thomas Browne (Volume 1 of 3)|Thomas Browne
An attempt was also made each Sunday to instill into the minds of the people something of the sacredness of the day.South and South Central Africa|H. Frances Davidson
The words foretell, distill, instill and fulfill, retain the ll of their primitives.