Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of inculcate.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • But the culture has failed, almost entirely, in inculcating internal controls on actions that have their origin in authority.

    Lets All Surrender Our Weapons -- You First! Ann Coulter's, interesting perspective link ...

  • The spread of government-mandated education, again inculcating a very nationalist view, in the latter half of the 19th century also played a large role.

    How our frog was boiled « Isegoria

  • It can be as important a force for revitalizing our democratic form of government as it was in inculcating political doctrines into the minds of the peoples in the Axis countries.

    Educating A Democracy

  • The Canadian Radio Commission is also doing a fair job in inculcating a broader Canadian spirit throughout the land,

    Is Quebec A British Province?

  • There is great value in "inculcating" -- or "teaching," to use the technical term -- students about scientific methodology and nature of science, and there are wonderful websites, such as undsci. berkeley.edu, to help students understand these important topics.

    Steven Newton: In Defense of Scientific Methodology

  • As it turns out, the vehemence with which politicians leapt to defend the state’s interest in inculcating obedient allegiance to the flag, and to define the flag as a sacred object that one might be punished for treating impiously, bespeaks a more than merely metaphorical sensitivity at this point.

    AKMA’s Random Thoughts

  • The NYS speaks to these basic tenets of our nation building such as inculcating patriotism, promoting social cohesion, community development etc. "

    ANC Today

  • NYS speaks to these basic tenets of our nation building such as inculcating patriotism, promoting social cohesion, community development etc. "

    ANC Today

  • Certainly conventional literary study is no longer focused on perpetuating a culture of reading, on inculcating the reading habit and cultivating a readerly sensibility.

    Literary Study

  • But democracy is another matter altogether, and requires long and patient labor in building civil society, forging a sense of citizenship, broadening education and inculcating habits of tolerance and respect for law that are generally not present in peoples who have lived so long under dictatorship.

    Benjamin R. Barber: Sic Semper Tyrannis (But Now Comes the Hard Part)

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.