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Inculcation

Inculcation \In`cul*ca"tion\, n. [L. inculcatio: cf. F. inculcation.] A teaching and impressing by frequent repetitions.
--Bp. Hall.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

inculcation

1550s, from Late Latin inculcationem (nominative inculcatio), noun of action from past participle stem of inculcare (see inculcate).

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inculcation

n. teaching or impressing upon the mind by frequent instruction or repetition [syn: ingraining, instilling]

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inculcation

n. The teaching of something by using frequent repetition

Usage examples of "inculcation".

That it was accomplished through the inculcation of the black arts no one could doubt, for it was whispered often and openly that Imit had the command of forces and resources denied even to long-lived Queens.