inculcate, instill, infuse(verb)
teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions
"inculcate values into the young generation"
To teach by repeated instruction.
To induce understanding or a particular sentiment in a person or persons.
Origin: From inculcatus, perfect passive participle of inculco, from in + calco, from calx.
to teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions; to urge on the mind; as, Christ inculcates on his followers humility
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
in-kul′kāt, v.t. to enforce by frequent admonitions or repetitions.—ns. Inculcā′tion; Incul′cātor. [L. inculcāre, -ātum—in, into, calcāre, to tread—calx, the heel.]
The numerical value of inculcate in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of inculcate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I'm writing/posting never to please or displease anyone. Rather, I'm writing/posting just to express, publicize & inculcate my thought-provoking ideas/quotes/insights.
There is no absurdity so palpable but that it may be firmly planted in the human head if you only begin to inculcate it before the age of five, by constantly repeating it with an air of great solemnity.
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- einimpfen, einschärfenGerman
- հաղորդել, արմատավորել, ներշնչել, մտքում տպավորել, մտցնել, պատվաստելArmenian
- inculca, înrădăcinaRomanian
- прививать, насаждать, внушатьRussian
- telkin etmekTurkish
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