What does indoctrination mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. indoctrination(noun)

    teaching someone to accept doctrines uncritically


  1. indoctrination(Noun)

    The act of indoctrinating, or the condition of being indoctrinated

  2. indoctrination(Noun)

    Instruction in the rudiments and principles of any science or belief system; information.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Indoctrination(noun)

    the act of indoctrinating, or the condition of being indoctrinated; instruction in the rudiments and principles of any science or system of belief; information


  1. Indoctrination

    Indoctrination is the process of inculcating ideas, attitudes, cognitive strategies or a professional methodology. It is often distinguished from education by the fact that the indoctrinated person is expected not to question or critically examine the doctrine they have learned. As such the term may be used pejoratively, often in the context of education, political opinions, theology or religious dogma. The term is closely linked to socialization; in common discourse, indoctrination is often associated with negative connotations, while socialization refers to cultural or educational learning.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of indoctrination in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of indoctrination in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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