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instillation

[ in-stuh-ley-shuhn ]
/ ˌɪn stəˈleɪ ʃən /
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noun
the act of instilling.
something instilled.
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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
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