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Definition of "inculcation" [in•cul•ca•tion]

  • The teaching of something by using frequent repetition (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "inculcation" in a sentence
  • "Such inculcation is a duty even of the authors of history textbooks."
  • "The enigmatical form of the inculcation is the device whereby that mind will be compelled to follow his track, to think for itself his thoughts again, to possess itself of the inmost secret of his intention; for it is a school in whose enigmatical devices the mind of the future was to be caught, in whose subtle exercises the child of the future was to be trained to an identity that should restore the master to his work again, and bring forth anew, in a better hour, his clogged and buried genius."
  • "Federal officials running the contraband camps were instructed, “Among the things to be done, to fit the freed people for a life of happiness and usefulness, it was obvious that the inculcation of right principles and practices in regard to the social relations ought to find a place.”"