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Meaning of INCULCATE

Pronunciation:  in'kulkeyt

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions

INCULCATE is a 9 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: infuse, instill
 See Also: din, drill



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In*cul"cate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inculcated}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Inculcating}.] [L. inculcatus, p. p. of
inculcare to tread on; pref. in- in, on + calcare to tread,
fr. calx the heel; perh. akin to E. heel. Cf. 2d {Calk},
To teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions;
to urge on the mind; as, Christ inculcates on his followers

      The most obvious and necessary duties of life they have
      not yet had authority enough to enforce and inculcate
      upon men's minds.                        --S. Clarke.

Syn: To instill; infuse; implant; engraft; impress.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: beat into, brainwash, catechize, condition, engrave, etch, grave, imbue, implant, impregnate, impress, imprint, indoctrinate, infix, infuse, inoculate, inscribe, instill, program, stamp