inculcate [ in-kuhl-keyt, in-kuhl-keyt ]
verb (used with object), in·cul·cat·ed, in·cul·cat·ing.
1. to implant by repeated statement or admonition; teach persistently and earnestly (usually followed by upon or in): to inculcate virtue in the young.
2. to cause or influence (someone) to accept an idea or feeling (usually followed by with): Socrates inculcated his pupils with the love of truth.
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH INCULCATE
OTHER WORDS FROM INCULCATE
in·cul·ca·tive [in-kuhl-kuh-tiv], in·cul·ca·to·ry, adjective
WORDS RELATED TO INCULCATE
indoctrinate, instill, impart, educate, impress, communicate, plant, instruct, program, drill, inseminate, brainwash, teach, break down, shape up, work over
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OTHER WORDS FOR INCULCATE
1. instill, infix, ingrain.
Origin: First recorded in 1540–50; from Latin inculcātus, past participle of inculcāre “to trample, impress, stuff in,” equivalent to in- “in” + culc- (variant, in noninitial position, of calc-, stem of calx “heel”) + -ātus past participle suffix; see in-, -ate
HOW TO USE INCULCATE IN A SENTENCE
It’s really about inculcating fashion as a work of art and concept related to civilization that’s not all that different from Arms and Armor.
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That mindset is inculcated early in the training of technologists.
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He would send his first child, Charles, there to be inculcated in its almost monastic philosophies—and the year-round cold showers and cult of derring-do, a kind of Shaolin Temple of the West.
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This will inculcate a sense of trust in them, and they’ll love to explore your offerings.
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