[ in-stuh-ley-shuhn ]
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  1. the act of instilling.

  2. something instilled.

Origin of instillation

First recorded in 1530–40; from Latin instillātiōn- (stem of instillātiō ), equivalent to instillāt(us) past participle of instillāre to instill + -iōn- -ion

Other words from instillation

  • pre·in·stil·la·tion, noun

Words Nearby instillation Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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