Word Of The Week – Inculcate

Inculcate definitioninculcate

[in-kuhl-keyt, in-kuhl-keyt]

verb (used with object), inculcated, inculcating.

  1. to implant by repeated statement or admonition; teach persistently and earnestly (usually followed by upon or in):

to inculcate virtue in the young.

  1. to cause or influence (someone) to accept an idea or feeling (usually followed by with):

Socrates inculcated his pupils with the love of truth.

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